Polite, respectful, and well-mannered in behavior and actions.
Part of speech
Polite, well-mannered, respectful, gentlemanly, chivalrous
Impolite, disrespectful, rude, discourteous, unmannerly
- The courteous waiter was always there to attend to the customers’ needs.
- The courteous gentleman held the door open for the woman with her arms full.
- The courteous driver yielded to the emergency vehicle with its sirens on.