Definitions for derogatorydɪˈrɒg əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
de•rog•a•to•rydɪˈrɒg əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i(adj.)
a derogatory remark.
Origin of derogatory:
derogative, derogatory, disparaging(adj)
expressive of low opinion
"derogatory comments"; "disparaging remarks about the new house"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
derogatory(adjective)ɪˈrɒg əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i
(of remarks) critical and unkind; = insulting
A trade-line on a credit report that includes negative credit history.
Tending to derogate, or lessen in value of someone; expressing derogation; detracting; injurious.
When referring to a clause in a testament: a sentence of secret character inserted by the testator alone, of which he reserves the knowledge to himself, with a condition that no will he may make thereafter shall be valid, unless this clause is inserted word for word; u2013 a precaution to guard against later wills extorted by violence, or obtained by suggestion.
Origin: From derogatorius, from derogare; corresponding to .
tending to derogate, or lessen in value; expressing derogation; detracting; injurious; -- with from to, or unto
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