What does the word discourteous mean?

    Part of speech: noun


  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Discourteously.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Impolite; rude.

Usage examples for discourteous

  1. I was about to upbraid him for his rude and discourteous manners when we heard, outside, a loud outcry, and Ann ran in to fetch me. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. Speaking of earlier days in Italy, T. A. Trollope observes that, while he was never rough or discourteous even to the most exasperating fool, " the men used to be rather afraid of Browning." – Robert Browning by Edward Dowden