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DEROGATORY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does derogatory mean? 

DEROGATORY (adjective)
  The adjective DEROGATORY has 1 sense:

1. expressive of low opinion

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


 Dictionary entry details 


DEROGATORY (adjective)


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Meaning:

Expressive of low opinion

Synonyms:

derogative; derogatory; disparaging

Context examples:

derogatory comments / disparaging remarks about the new house

Similar:

uncomplimentary (tending to (or intended to) detract or disparage)


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