Translation of "genteel" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective /dʒənˈtiːl/

acting, talking etc with a very great (often too great) attention to the rules of polite behaviour/behavior

refinado, fino, distinguido; (peyorativo) afectado, cursi
She was laughed at for being too genteel.
genteelly adverb

finamente, distinguidamente; afectadamente
He genteelly apologized for his mistake.
genteelness noun

finura, distinción; afectación

(Translation of “genteel” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)