English dictionary definition of:



  • showing regard for others in manners, speech, behavior, etc.
  • not rude; marked by satisfactory (or especially minimal) adherence to social usages and sufficient but not noteworthy consideration for others
  • marked by refinement in taste and manners


civil civilised British English spelling civilized American English spelling cultivated cultured genteel

Scrabble score for polite

Scrabble score = 8

generated at 16:24:35 on 17-10-19

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