denigrating

adjective
den·​i·​grat·​ing | \ ˈde-ni-ˌgrā-tiŋ How to pronounce denigrating (audio) \

Definition of denigrating

: tending or serving to insult or belittle someone a denigrating stereotype Their comments are denigrating to women. His nickname, Mack the Nice, captured the man, but some used the moniker in a denigrating way …— Sidney Blumenthal — see also self-denigrating

Other Words from denigrating

denigratingly adverb
To the literati Mr. Michener is known, often denigratingly as a "best-seller writer"… — Doris Grumbach

First Known Use of denigrating

1646, in the meaning defined above

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23 Apr 2019

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The first known use of denigrating was in 1646

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