A Word A Day : Derogatory

Word of 28th May 2007: A Word A Day-Derogatory


( Adjective )

Derogatory (di ROG uh TOHR ee): disapproving; degrading

Derogatory remarks are negative remarks expressing disapproval. They are nastier than merely critical remarks.

Oliver could never seem to think of anything nice to say about anyone. Virtually all his comments were derogatory.

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