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American English: /ˌənˌkɑmpləˈmɛnt(ə)ri/
British English: /ˌʌnkɒmplɪˈmɛnt(ə)ri/

Translation of uncomplimentary in Spanish:


  • (remarks)
    poco halagador
    he was most uncomplimentary about my dress
    hizo comentarios nada halagadores sobre mi vestido
    Example sentences
    • The judge was awarded €25,000 from the paper following uncomplimentary and libellous remarks about his telephonic habits.
    • Just as you indicated to the member that he would be going home early and then turned to this side of the House, the member muttered some very uncomplimentary remarks towards you.
    • Once there, they were treated to the sight and sound of the club's vice-chairman orchestrating the post-match analysis in a distinctly uncomplimentary manner.

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