- not courtly; rude.
- not conforming to the customs or usage of a royal court: an uncourtly lack of respect for hereditary rank.
Origin of uncourtly
Related Words for uncourtlyawkward, clumsy, coarse, gawky, inelegant, lumbering, rusty, uncouth, ungainly, vulgar, wooden, uncourtly
Examples from the Web for uncourtly
Historical Examples of uncourtly
Then, too, though an uncourtly, he had been a passionate and a romantic lover.Paul Clifford, Complete
This perhaps may sound harsh and uncourtly, but it is too true, and the more is the pity.The Writings of Thomas Paine, Vol. I
These officers are said to have paid dearly for their uncourtly language.
No one thought any more of the uncourtly guest, who had come in like a shadow and vanished again into the starless night.The Romance of Leonardo da Vinci
Dmitry Sergeyevich Merezhkovsky
One of these new and uncourtly men excited laughter by affecting a princely state and splendour of demeanour and equipage.