put-down

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

put–down

noun

Definition of PUT-DOWN

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an act or expression showing scorn and usually intended to hurt another's feelings <new hires always have to deal with put-downs and practical jokes from the older employees>
Synonyms affront, barb, brickbat, cut, dart, dig, dis (also diss) [slang], epithet, gird, indignity, name, offense (or offence), outrage, personality, poke, put-down, sarcasm, slap, slight, slur
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