Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio » Dictionary » C » Consulting Firm ... Contender


Pronunciation (US): Play

 Dictionary entry overview: What does contemptuous mean? 

CONTEMPTUOUS (adjective)
  The adjective CONTEMPTUOUS has 1 sense:

1. expressing extreme contempt

  Familiarity information: CONTEMPTUOUS used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

CONTEMPTUOUS (adjective)

Sense 1contemptuous [BACK TO TOP]


Expressing extreme contempt


contemptuous; disdainful; scornful; insulting


disrespectful (exhibiting lack of respect; rude and discourteous)

 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"Laughter is the shortest distance between two people." (English proverb)

"The arrow of the accomplished master will not be seen when it is released; only when it hits the target." (Bhutanese proverb)

"First think, then speak." (Armenian proverb)

"The best helmsmen stand on shore" (Dutch proverb)

Page delivered in 0.038 seconds

AudioEnglish Definitions... Just One Click Away!
Now you can lookup any word in our dictionary, right from the search box in your browser! Click here to add the dictionary to your list of search providers.

Dictionary: go up
Dictionary: go down


Other popular searches: