from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Expressing contemptuous reproach; scornful or abusive: opprobrious epithets.
- adj. Bringing disgrace; shameful or infamous: opprobrious conduct.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or relating to opprobrium.
- adj. Tending to cause opprobrium.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Expressive of opprobrium; attaching disgrace; reproachful; scurrilous.
- adj. Infamous; despised; rendered hateful.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Reproachful; expressive of opprobrium or disgrace; contumelious; abusive; scurrilous: as, an opprobrious epithet.
- Ill-reputed; associated with shame and disgrace; rendered odious; infamous.
- Synonyms Condemnatory, offensive.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. expressing offensive reproach
- adj. (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame
Sorry, no etymologies found.