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  • adj. impolite

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not polite; impolite; rude.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not polite; not refined in manners; uncivil; rude; impolite.


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  • They have helped me and my family out on many levels and I would recommend their services to anyone including the tea party participants, who they were very polite with even though the mobs were very unpolite

    Jim Webb Halfway Through His Term Soon

  • According to a Chinese reporter, she was noticably unhappy: some of the servants… sensed and noticed her disappointment, and the others misunderstood her for being unpolite and snobish sic.

    The Last Empress

  • On my question why - answer was a simple but explanatory i guess - "because Taiwan man now also are poor, and treas bad the wife, taiwan woman prefers to make careers alone, or find foreign husband, rather than burry a life with a unpolite taiwan man".

    The Human Cost of China Investment

  • Has anyone here spoken to an Isreali before, they are very arrogant in speech as they have no words for thank you, Thats my opinion after meeting hundreds in Goa In india they certainely seem unpolite

    Think Progress » Rice abandons talks, shuttles back to the United States.

  • Eating in a nice place with misbehaving young kids is extremely rude and unpolite IMHO.

    The Illuminated Crowd

  • If I were the first one to comment I would have pointed out one or another linguistic mistake which, of course, would be ‘unpolite’, but I haven't spoken to L in the ‘mensa’ yet...

    Sometimes Germans are Really, Really Great

  • It is so unpolite to ask, and whenever I need to see Damon during lunch in the mensa, of course he is not there!

    Sometimes Germans are Really, Really Great

  • ‘He is so jolly green!’ said Charley when he recovered, as an apology to the company for his unpolite behaviour.

    Oliver Twist

  • Mr Willet, who appeared to entertain strong doubts whether a customer in a laced coat and fine linen could be supposed to have any acquaintance even with the existence of such unpolite gentry as the bird claimed to belong to, took Barnaby off at this juncture, with the view of preventing any other improper declarations, and quitted the room with his very best bow.

    Barnaby Rudge

  • You recollect that first night, when I was so unpolite and inky?

    Bleak House


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