Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Marked by or manifesting respect.

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Usage examples "respectful":

  1. " Yes, Sir," says I, scentin' trouble and salutin' respectful. - "Torchy, Private Sec.", Sewell Ford.
  2. I have often followed you, but always at a respectful distance. - "The Grey Cloak", Harold MacGrath.
  3. I stated a fact, and gave the most respectful reason for it that occurred to me. - "Select Speeches of Daniel Webster", Daniel Webster.