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Definition of "uncomplimentary" []

  • Not complimentary; derogatory. (adjective)
  • Not conveying, containing, or resembling a compliment (adjective)

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Use "uncomplimentary" in a sentence
  • "Or had he perhaps been dishonourable enough to glance at a letter, in which Lark referred to him in terms uncomplimentary?"
  • "The comments weren't meant to be "uncomplimentary" abeg...just saying it like it is ooo."
  • "A pressure group based in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, Niger Delta Youth Mirror for Good Governance (NDYMGG), has threatened to stage a mass protest unless members of the House of Representatives Committee on Niger Delta Affairs apologise to the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Chief Ufot Ekaette, over their recent "uncomplimentary" remarks on him."