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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Tending to diminish or disparage.

Usage examples (35)
  • He spoke plainly, crisply and with self-deprecating humor.
  • The candidate's self-deprecating humor plays well on the trail.
  • Waving a deprecating paw, Josephus gave vent to a pitiful whine.
  • INSKEEP: Are you saying it's basically like self-deprecating humor? for more
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