uncourtly


uncourtly
uncourtliness, n.
/un kawrt"lee, -kohrt"-/, adj.
1. not courtly; rude.
2. not conforming to the customs or usage of a royal court: an uncourtly lack of respect for hereditary rank.
[1590-1600; UN-1 + COURTLY]

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