Meaning of distastefully in English:


Pronunciation /dɪsˈteɪstfʊli/ /dɪsˈteɪstf(ə)li/


See distasteful

‘‘Well, I wouldn't be interested in bungee jumping,’ she says distastefully, without hesitation.’
  • ‘He could be distastefully off-hand when actually presented with the people he campaigned for, evidently happier to treat them as causes.’
  • ‘I gawked at her in her evening gown and all of the champagne-sippers looked at my jeans/shirt combo distastefully.’
  • ‘They fled a social order they found distastefully materialistic, patriarchal, and violent.’
  • ‘She comes from what she rather distastefully refers to as the ‘owning-classes’.’