/ (ˌʌnkɒmplɪˈmɛntərɪ, -trɪ) /

  1. not conveying, containing, or resembling a compliment

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How to use uncomplimentary in a sentence

  • Joe thought the fellow was loafing, so he hit him a clout on the head, and made very uncomplimentary remarks.

    The Chequers | James Runciman
  • All the schoolboys who were not Welsh delighted in teasing us by applying the uncomplimentary nickname.

    The Iron Puddler | James J. Davis
  • I trust no one but ourselves heard you, was Veronicas uncomplimentary addition, delivered in a tone of shocked disapproval.

  • She was called a "Thing," an "Eggbox," and other uncomplimentary names, but all agreed that she could go in a breeze.

  • "Ferry me across, Old Crooked-legs," said he, and added other still more uncomplimentary remarks.