(usually with to) Tending to derogate, or lessen in value of someone; expressing derogation; detracting
Disparaging, belittling or derogatory.
Being or pertaining to a derogatory clause.
A disparaging, belittling, or derogatory word or expression.
A trade-line on a credit report that includes negative credit history.
Implying or imputing evil; depreciatory; disparaging; unfavorable.
Tending to derogate, or lessen in value; expressing a low opinion; expressing derogation; detracting; injurious; - with from, to, or unto.
‘Acts of Parliament derogatory from the power of subsequent Parliaments bind not.’; ‘His language was severely censured by some of his brother peers as derogatory to their other.’;
‘dyslogistic terms like `nitwit' and `scalawag'’;
expressive of low opinion;
‘derogatory comments’; ‘disparaging remarks about the new house’;
expressing contempt or disapproval
‘permissiveness is used almost universally as a pejorative term’;
a word expressing contempt or disapproval
‘most of what he said was inflammatory and filled with pejoratives’;
A pejorative or slur is a word or grammatical form expressing a negative or a disrespectful connotation, a low opinion, or a lack of respect toward someone or something. It is also used to express criticism, hostility, or disregard.