uncomplimentary

adjective un·com·pli·men·ta·ry \ ˌən-ˌkäm-plə-ˈmen-tə-rē , -ˈmen-trē \
Updated on: 23 May 2018

Definition of uncomplimentary

: not complimentary : derogatory
  • uncomplimentary remarks

Examples of uncomplimentary in a Sentence

  1. an uncomplimentary description of the town in which the writer grew up

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First Known Use of uncomplimentary

1837

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Definition of uncomplimentary for English Language Learners

  • : expressing a low opinion of someone or something : not complimentary


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