Definition of 'courteous'
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He was a courteous and kind gentleman. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He was most courteous and extremely helpful. Times, Sunday Times (2011)People should be polite and courteous to each other. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)No charges were involved and the request was speedily dealt with in a courteous manner. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He was the kindest and most courteous man. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He was a courteous and intelligent man who did not want me to see his fear. The Tribes Triumphant (2006)All of which this gentle and courteous man steadfastly refused to connect with his music. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She was very courteous and polite. The Sun (2008)He is invariably polite and courteous. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The people are always courteous, no matter where you go. The Sun (2010)We must be kind, courteous and responsible. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They have been brilliant, courteous and always helpful. Times, Sunday Times (2014)My father was very polite, humble and courteous and people respected him for that. Times, Sunday Times (2006)As we enter into dialogue with adherents of other religions, we must be courteous and kind. Christianity Today (2000)The Germans are unfailingly courteous and helpful within this environment. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Be polite and courteous and you'll have the meal of your life. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He is a formal and courteous man, who plays his experience down. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Owners report few faults and Skoda dealers consistently receive praise for their reasonable service costs and courteous service. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The Chinese are naturally courteous people. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Actually I remember him as courteous and helpful. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This busy restaurant is known for its home-made authentic Thai dishes and courteous service. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Neat moustache, conservative suit, courteous manner. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He was frank, courteous, and kind. DISRAELI: A Personal History (2004)There was no danger that Dr. May would not be kind and courteous to the young man himself. The Daisy Chain (1837)Those who met him for the first time were surprised to find a charming, soft-spoken man with a ready smile and a courteous manner. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'courteous'
British English: courteous ADJECTIVE
Someone who is courteous is polite and respectful to other people.
He was a kind and courteous man.
Definition of courteous from the Collins English Dictionary
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