Pejorative

A pejorative (also term of abuse, term of disparagement, or derogatory term) is a word or grammatical form of expression that expresses contempt, criticism, hostility, disregard and/or disrespect. A term can be regarded as pejorative in some social or cultural groups but not in others, e.g., hacker is a term used for computer criminals as well as ...
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Pejorative

• (a.) Implying or imputing evil; depreciatory; disparaging; unfavorable.
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Pejorative

Pe·jor'a·tive adjective [ French péjoratif , from Latin pejor , used as compar. of malus evil.] Implying or imputing evil; depreciatory; disparaging; unfavorable.
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pejorative

pejorative (pi JOR uh tiv) 1. A reference to words whose basic meanings are depreciated either by a suffix or with semantic applications or association; as with knave, from Anglo Saxon, a youth. 2. Tending to make worse; derisive, derisory, demeaning, disparaging, derogatory; depreciatory; uncomplimentary. Here are a few examples of words th...
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