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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.

 Dictionary entry details 

PEJORATIVE (adjective)

Sense 1pejorative [BACK TO TOP]


Expressing disapproval


dislogistic; dyslogistic; pejorative

Context example:

dyslogistic terms like 'nitwit' and 'scalawag'


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

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