- The definition of impolite is a rude person, or someone without manners.
An example of impolite is not introducing your date to a friend you see.
Origin of impoliteClassical Latin impolitus, unpolished
Origin of impoliteLatin impolītus, unpolished, inelegant : in-, not; see in–1 + polītus, past participle of polīre, to polish; see polish.
(comparative more impolite, superlative most impolite)
- Not polite; not of polished manners; wanting in good manners.
From the Latin impolitus, not polite.