impolite

[ im-puh-lahyt ]
/ ˌɪm pəˈlaɪt /
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adjective

not polite or courteous; discourteous; rude: an impolite reply.

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Origin of impolite

First recorded in 1605–15, impolite is from the Latin word impolītus rough, unpolished. See im-2, polite

OTHER WORDS FROM impolite

im·po·lite·ly, adverbim·po·lite·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for impolite

impolite
/ (ˌɪmpəˈlaɪt) /

adjective

discourteous; rude; uncivil

Derived forms of impolite

impolitely, adverbimpoliteness, noun
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