couth


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couth

 (ko͞oth)
adj.
Refined; sophisticated: "We forgot ... all the promises we'd made to be civilized and ladylike, couth and kempt" (Karen Russell).
n.
Refinement; sophistication: "The man has no couth" (Los Angeles Times).

[Back-formation from uncouth.]

couth

(kuːθ)
adj
1. facetious refined
2. archaic familiar; known
[Old English cūth known, past participle of cunnan to know; sense 1, back formation from uncouth]

couth

(kuθ)
Facetious. adj.
1. showing or having good manners or sophistication; smooth.
n.
2. good manners; refinement: to be lacking in couth.
[1895–1900; back formation from uncouth]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.couth - (used facetiously) refined
refined - (used of persons and their behavior) cultivated and genteel; "she was delicate and refined and unused to hardship"; "refined people with refined taste"
Translations

couth

[kuːθ] N (US) → buenos modales mpl
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Henryson also notes that the lion is disturbing the countryside, causing such an uproar, and eating so many animals, that "the pepill fand the way, / This cruell lyoun how that they mycht tak / Off hempyn cordis strang nettis couth thay mak" [the people found the way that they might take the cruel lion: of hemp cords strong nets they make] (1514-16).
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Although it would be un couth for a monk who has been ordained in the Sakyapa tradition to question the authenticity of a Sakyapa patriarch such as Khenchen Sangay Tenzin, he need not be so cautious while discussing a practitioner that is neither monastic nor affiliated with the Sakyapa institutional hierarchy.
Ne couth noght cheuysch me with charmys ne chauntyng of bryddys.
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SALAHAL-DIN/ Aswat al-Iraq: Police sources said here today that six civilians were killed late Thursday night and more than 20 wounded in three explosions in Is-haqi area, couth of the province.
Apparently, sporting jeans on stage at such a prestigious festival is just not couth for a renowned singer.
This is an unashamedly partisan volume, though there is a brief apology towards the end: 'Perhaps the political economists on the academic staff could have been kinder to their colleagues, less brash and more couth.
Swaggering their way into Prague, the quartet, immediately recognizable as Russian thugs by their trademark leather jackets and arrogant lack of couth, are cautioned to blend in.