from The Century Dictionary.
- Tending to asperse; defamatory; calumnious; slanderous.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Tending to asperse; defamatory; slanderous.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective Tending to
asperse; defamatory; slanderous.
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Instead of lauding the depth of a side and the quality down to the entire roster, you choose to cast aspersive comment on servants of the club that know more about football than any other premier league player that ever lived.
Whenever a lull occurred in treating one or other of the more salient questions, those South African papers would invariably contain -- especially in their Dutch columns -- aspersive articles, coupled with invective comments to prejudice the Boer mind and to reawaken anti-English sentiments.