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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Expressive of low opinion. Insulting and disapproving

Usage examples (25)
  • The crude fact of money-making was still regarded as derogatory
  • derogatory comments
  • I offer no excuses other than that I myself didn’t feel the term derogatory to women.
  • I don't find that term derogatory in any way whatsoever. for more
Tutoring comment
  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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