[ US /dɝˈɑɡəˌtɔɹi/ ]
[ UK /dɪɹˈɒɡətəɹˌi/ ]
  1. expressive of low opinion
    disparaging remarks about the new house
    derogatory comments
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How To Use derogatory In A Sentence

  • Secondly, irritating, defamatory and derogatory comments left at this site by visitors will be deleted.
  • Or if I want to see a police officer in a time frame where the person concerned might be caught, I report a couple having a domestic, who called me a derogatory name ref my Race, Religion, or sexual preference (underline the relevant option) and just out of interest they broke the wing mirror on my car. Norfolk Constabulary. Pants On Fire. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG
  • No redub, edit or censor could change the fact that she asked an ignorant question with a derogatory, skeptical tone. Dallas Blog, Daily News, Dallas Politics, Opinion, and Commentary FrontBurner Blog D Magazine » Blog Archive » Kevin McCarthy on Rebecca Aguilar
  • I'm far more offended by minstrelizing robots with no plausible connection to hip hop by any imaginative stretch and the use of mudflap a derogatory term involving the assumption of a dirty and uncivilized penis than a series of black monsters set in Africa of all places. Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen
  • People stood on platforms, violently gesticulating and calling each other derogatory names.
  • The unnamed woman is also said to have shared police information in texts to pals and a pic of a crime victim with derogatory comments. The Sun
  • In Japan, the term Chosenjin ‘Chosôn person’ (or worse, Senjin) has long been so derogatory that the polite equivalent is now Kankokujin ‘Han country person’, and South Korea is Kankoku (the Japanese equivalent of Hanguk)–but North Korea remains Kita Chosen ‘North Chosôn’. Koreans of Central Asia « Far Outliers
  • He also described ‘a gay sexual encounter in explicit and derogatory terms’ from the pulpit.
  • You need only one or two disgruntled patients to post derogatory comments to damage your reputation and that of your practice. Times, Sunday Times
  • For decades this was a provincial city in both the literal and derogatory senses of the term. Times, Sunday Times
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