What does courteous mean?

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ˈkɜr ti əscour·te·ous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. courteous, gracious, nice(adj)

    exhibiting courtesy and politeness

    "a nice gesture"

  2. courteous(adj)

    characterized by courtesy and gracious good manners

    "if a man be gracious and courteous to strangers it shows he is a citizen of the world"-Francis Bacon

Wiktionary

  1. courteous(Adjective)

    Showing regard or thought for others; especially, displaying good manners or etiquette.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Courteous(adj)

    of courtlike manners; pertaining to, or expressive of, courtesy; characterized by courtesy; civil; obliging; well bred; polite; affable; complaisant

  2. Origin: [OE. cortais, corteis, cortois, rarely corteous, OF. corties, corteis, F. courtois. See Court.]

How to pronounce courteous?

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How to say courteous in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of courteous in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of courteous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of courteous in a Sentence

  1. Vikrant Parsai:

    No one has ever been offended by someone with good manners and courteous behaviour.

  2. Larry Hoover:

    There is no way that is going to be a pleasant experience, no matter how courteous an officer is.

  3. Joel Keller:

    This is directed at that knucklehead who, when asked by a courteous person to vacate a seat, refuses to do so.

  4. George Eliot:

    Be courteous, be obliging, but don't give yourself over to be melted down for the benefit of the tallow trade.

  5. Ehsan Sehgal:

    A humble, courteous and lovely attitude is the beauty of talk; whereas, truth with honesty is the soul of talk

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