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Definition(s):

  • (adj) (used facetiously) refined

Usage(s):

  1. The Couth the Uncouth.
  2. Within two years he returned to New York complaining that he had been sated by British couth and was hungry for New York rye bread.
  3. Intelligent dedication to reason, couth, justice and freedom is infinitely more convincing than preening postures of passion.

News

  • Holly-Good

    At first blush, Lindsay Good doesn’t come across as the model agent of Hollywood flash. Bookish and bespectacled, the Flathead Valley native is wry and humble, habituated more to the textured crush of an indie rock show or the couth confines of a museum than the glitz and glamor of a red carpet event. She is dear friends with the members of the band The Killers and joined them on the English ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Flathead Beacon

Quotes

  1. "It's different from New York," said Matthews. "Yankee fans are passionate about their teams, but they're a little more couth. They have a little more class than Boston fans. At least in New York they appreciate guys who play the game hard...
    on Aug 14, 2007 By: Gary Matthews Jr Source: Boston Globe (registration)

  2. "We only can hope that the end of Mike North is the beginning of decency, professionalism and couth in Chicago sports radio," Mariotti writes in the Sun-Times.
    on Jul 23, 2008 By: Jay Mariotti Source: ESPN

  3. "It was the trip of a lifetime," Mackanin said. "It was enlightening - don't I look enlightened? I've got couth now."
    on Dec 5, 2007 By: Pete Mackanin Source: Cincinnati Post

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