Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Tending to derogate; detractive.
  • adjective Disparaging; derogatory.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Lessening; belittling; derogatory.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Derogatory.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective disparaging, tending or intending to be belittling.
  • adjective Of or pertaining to derogation; that derogates

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective expressive of low opinion

Etymologies

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derogate +‎ -ive

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