from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. In a disrespectful or discourteous manner; condescendingly.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a contemptuous manner; with scorn or disdain; despitefully.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a contemptuous manner; with scorn or disdain; despitefully.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. without respect; in a disdainful manner
This is the term contemptuously applied in India to the paying of calls and other social duties that imply dancing attendance on the fair sex.
He was familiar with the punctilio of duelling, the code of regulations for fencing, the rules of athletic sports, and the intricacies of the gaming-table; but anything which he dubbed contemptuously "book-learning," he considered as far beneath him as it really was above.
I'd like to think he even used my name contemptuously, ''Vecsey!''
As Lizzie was an ardent Democrat, she spoke the name contemptuously -- for Dick Kelly was the Republican boss.
The most brazen sophistry could not dignify by the name of "loan" the coin contemptuously flung to a beach-comber who slept on the bare boards of the public market.
The most brazen sophistry could not dignify by the name of "loan" the coin contemptuously flung to a beachcomber who slept on the bare boards of the public market.
Far too many hackers and cyberpunks weren’t programmers at all—they were referred to contemptuously as “point-and-clickers.”
Kirghiz — they would watch while I bent horseshoes, twisted iron bars over my knees and performed what my father used to call contemptuously my circus tricks.
Milik "— Eve emphasized the alien name contemptuously —" none of this would have happened!
Little Mexico, the area was called contemptuously, as sad and filthy a collection of dwellings as had ever been allowed to exist in the west.