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PEJORATIVE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does pejorative mean? 

PEJORATIVE (adjective)
  The adjective PEJORATIVE has 1 sense:

1. expressing disapproval

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


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PEJORATIVE (adjective)


Sense 1pejorative [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Expressing disapproval

Synonyms:

dislogistic; dyslogistic; pejorative

Context example:

dyslogistic terms like 'nitwit' and 'scalawag'

Similar:

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


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