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adjective as in unflattering

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Joe thought the fellow was loafing, so he hit him a clout on the head, and made very uncomplimentary remarks.

All the schoolboys who were not Welsh delighted in teasing us by applying the uncomplimentary nickname.

I trust no one but ourselves heard you, was Veronicas uncomplimentary addition, delivered in a tone of shocked disapproval.

She was called a "Thing," an "Eggbox," and other uncomplimentary names, but all agreed that she could go in a breeze.

"Ferry me across, Old Crooked-legs," said he, and added other still more uncomplimentary remarks.


On this page you'll find 233 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to uncomplimentary, such as: belittling, critical, deprecating, deprecatory, depreciative, and depreciatory.

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