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disrespectable

[dis-ri-spek-tuh-buh l]
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adjective
  1. not respectable.

Origin of disrespectable

First recorded in 1805–15; dis-1 + respectable
Related formsdis·re·spect·a·bil·i·ty, noun
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Examples from the Web for disrespectable

Historical Examples

  • "He ought to know better than be'ave 'imself so disrespectable," he said.

    Fraternity

    John Galsworthy

  • I had no shillings for respectable or disrespectable boarding-houses.

    If, Yes and Perhaps

    Edward Everett Hale

  • They were a large and certainly not disrespectable majority.

  • And up the steps and on to the porch jumps the disrespectable Indian.

  • So, the disrespectable juvenile pursued her melancholy way unnoticed and unquestioned until she reached the middle of the square.

    Husks

    Marion Harland


British Dictionary definitions for disrespectable

disrespectable

adjective
  1. unworthy of respect; not respectable
Derived Formsdisrespectability, noun
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