- 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: L impolitus, unpolished
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Origin: Latin impolītus, unpolished, inelegant : in-, not; see in-1 + polītus, past participle of polīre, to polish; see polish.
- imˌpo·liteˈly adverb
- imˌpo·liteˈness noun