Dictionary.com

uncourteous

[ uhn-kur-tee-uhs ]
/ ʌnˈkɜr ti əs /
Save This Word!

adjective

impolite; discourteous.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON "EVOKE" VS. "INVOKE"!

Call upon your favorite grammar inspirations to tackle this quiz on the differences and uses of "evoke" and "invoke."
Question 1 of 7
“Evoke” and “invoke” both derive from the same Latin root “vocāre.”

Meet Grammar Coach

Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing

Meet Grammar Coach

Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of uncourteous

First recorded in 1275–1325, uncourteous is from the Middle English word uncurteis.See un-1, courteous

OTHER WORDS FROM uncourteous

un·cour·te·ous·ly, adverbun·cour·te·ous·ness, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use uncourteous in a sentence

FEEDBACK