- The definition of disrespectful is someone or something that shows a lack of deference, courtesy or respect.
A child who talks back to his parents is an example of someone who would be described as disrespectful.
disrespectful definition by Webster's New World
having or showing lack of respect; discourteous; impolite; rude
disrespectful definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Having or exhibiting a lack of respect; rude and discourteous.
- disˌre·spectˈful·ly adverb
- disˌre·spectˈful·ness noun