malpoli etymology

French word malpoli comes from French poli (Lustre, polish Polished. Polite.), French mal-

Detailed word origin of malpoli

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
poli French (fra) Lustre, polish Polished. Polite.
mal- French (fra) Badly; wrongly. Denotes the opposite of the unprefixed form.
malpoli French (fra) A rude person Rude, impolite.

Words with the same origin as malpoli

Descendants of mal-
maladresse maladroit malaise malcommode malentendu malfaisant malfamé malfaçon malfaçonné malhabile malheureux malhonnête malhonnêtement malhonnêteté malingre malnutrition malodorant malpropre malsonnant maltraiter malvoyant