Meaning of uncomplimentary in English:

uncomplimentary

Pronunciation /ˌʌnkɒmplɪˈmɛnt(ə)ri/

Translate uncomplimentary into Spanish

adjective

  • Not complimentary; negative or insulting.

    ‘uncomplimentary remarks’
    • ‘The judge was awarded €25,000 from the paper following uncomplimentary and libellous remarks about his telephonic habits.’
    • ‘Just as you indicated to the member that he would be going home early and then turned to this side of the House, the member muttered some very uncomplimentary remarks towards you.’
    • ‘Once there, they were treated to the sight and sound of the club's vice-chairman orchestrating the post-match analysis in a distinctly uncomplimentary manner.’
    • ‘‘After continual taunts, I over-reacted and made an uncomplimentary gesture,’ he said.’
    • ‘Ed: this won't do - we must try and restrain uncomplimentary language!’
    • ‘What it says, though, is generally uncomplimentary.’
    • ‘The published book on the research was uncomplimentary about the town and many of its leaders and was written in what many people felt was a rather patronizing tone.’
    • ‘Not (I must reiterate) that I've said anything uncomplimentary about him here, anyway.’
    • ‘Many members of the Government appear unaware that they have the ability to stop many of the uncomplimentary stories that are written about them.’
    • ‘Several of them have become a talking point in the office, though unfortunately many of the comments are uncomplimentary.’
    • ‘Witter is equally uncomplimentary about Hatton, all but accusing him of cowardice for failing to meet him so far.’
    • ‘A few words flashed into her head, most uncomplimentary, some unrepeatable.’
    • ‘It is a good while since our letters bag has received so many submissions on one topic and all but one have been uncomplimentary.’
    • ‘It's not the first time corporations have agreed to show their products in an uncomplimentary light.’
    • ‘These uncomplimentary images diminished the service of women volunteers.’
    • ‘As I said, some people don't know what they got till its gone and I intend to remove any ungrateful and uncomplimentary subscribers from my address book unless I am duly praised and thanked.’
    • ‘Elements of the British media was particularly uncomplimentary about the bid, with the Daily Telegraph, not above the occasional bout of Paddy bashing, making some witty references to Riverdance.’
    • ‘It has been called, in an uncomplimentary way, ‘professors' law’ and viciously parodied within Germany.’
    • ‘And I don't mean that in an altogether uncomplimentary way.’
    disparaging, denigratory, belittling, diminishing, slighting, deprecatory, depreciatory, depreciative, detracting, deflating