Definition of "politely" []

  • Showing regard for others, in manners, speech, behaviour, etc; courteous (adjective)
  • Cultivated or refined (adjective)
  • Elegant or polished (adjective)
  • In a polite manner (adverb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "politely" in a sentence
  • "He will, as somebody has said, "cut your throat _most politely, most politely_," or with profound urbanity offer you a cup of poison."
  • "Joan says, hearing the actual radio exchange has so much more impact than what she calls politely, of course the "FAA's few dry statements.""
  • "And governing quietly and politely is going to get them quiet and polite results."