Definition of distastefully in English:


Pronunciation /dɪsˈteɪstf(ə)li//dɪsˈteɪstfʊli/


  • See distasteful

    • ‘They fled a social order they found distastefully materialistic, patriarchal, and violent.’
    • ‘She comes from what she rather distastefully refers to as the ‘owning-classes’.’
    • ‘‘Well, I wouldn't be interested in bungee jumping,’ she says distastefully, without hesitation.’
    • ‘He could be distastefully off-hand when actually presented with the people he campaigned for, evidently happier to treat them as causes.’
    • ‘I gawked at her in her evening gown and all of the champagne-sippers looked at my jeans/shirt combo distastefully.’