According to the politest version, the Cossacks replied: Thou Turkish Devil!
The Court of Bavaria is without dispute the most gallant, and the politest in Germany.
Now, if that's so, do you want to know who I think are the politest people?
Mr. Dog was just as polite as a basket of chips, and of course that's the politest thing in the world.
"Sorry to trouble you, gentlemen," said Starmidge, in his politest manner.
They sent the politest and most sympathetic answers to his questions.
"The politest speech he has made me for years," she said, laughing.
Mr. Bradford was the politest sheriff, that we ever had in Suffolk, not excepting Sheriff Sumner.
I recommend to you one of the soberest, yet politest, men in England—'
Of all people I have ever met, the Chinese are, I think, the politest.
late 14c., "polished, burnished" (mid-13c. as a surname), from Latin politus "refined, elegant, accomplished," literally "polished," past participle of polire "to polish, to make smooth" (see polish (v.)). Used literally at first in English; sense of "elegant, cultured" is first recorded c.1500, that of "behaving courteously" is 1748 (implied in politely). Related: Politeness.