Uncouth Definition

ŭn-ko͝oth
adjective
uncouther, uncouthest
Not known or familiar; strange.
Webster's New World
Awkward; clumsy; ungainly.
Webster's New World
Uncultured; crude; boorish.
Webster's New World
Foreign; unfamiliar.
American Heritage

Other Word Forms of Uncouth

Adjective

Base Form:
uncouth
Comparative:
uncouther
Superlative:
uncouthest

Origin of Uncouth

  • Middle English unknown, strange from Old English uncūth un- not un–1 cūth known gnō- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Old English uncūþ; un- +"Ž couth.

    From Wiktionary

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