- Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
|part of speech:
||exhibiting disrespect; discourteous.
Not removing your shoes in a Thai temple would be considered very disrespectful.He spoke to her in a disrespectful tone that she resented.When he was disrespectful to his father, he was punished.
- flip, irreverent
- polite, respectful
- similar words:
- cheeky, discourteous, flippant, ill-bred, impertinent, impolite, impudent, inconsiderate, insolent, pert, rude, saucy, smart, uncivil, wise
||disrespectfully (adv.), disrespectfulness (n.)