from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Tending to derogate; detractive.
- adj. Disparaging; derogatory.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. disparaging, tending or intending to be belittling.
- adj. Of or pertaining to derogation; that derogates
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Derogatory.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Lessening; belittling; derogatory.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. expressive of low opinion
Perth coach Dave Mitchell confirmed van Egmond had called Trinidad a name that was "derogative", although he refused to elaborate further.
"derogative", although he refused to elaborate further.
History will not remember what illegitimate excuse they used, other than as a derogative footnote; but history will remember their transgression against freedom, and it is upon this that posterity shall judge them.
In 2005, the 58-year-old gallery owner tossed a derogative term at one of Portland's finest -- Officer Greg Adrian -- after the motorcycle cop gave her a ticket, she says, then mocked her annoyance.
French Expression: filfille à sa maman = (derogative) mommy's little girl
He used the name ‘Choagy Sam’ - the word Choagy being a rather derogative term for a local - and I asked him if he felt insulted by using that name.
"Swiftboating" may be used as a derogative term, but in the case of "reporting for duty Kerry", it meant laying bare the facts of his military service and his subsequent false testimony before the US Senate upon his leaving the military. calcman10
Girl movies are so rare that they get labeled with their own derogative tag of “chick flick”.
Hopefully all of us; as a derogative, as in she/he has done a Jacqui Smith.
Many Sabra Israelis—those born in Palestine—derided them as “block-headed Jews” and publicly labeled them “yekkes,” a derogative, clownish term.