slighting

adjective slight·ing \ ˈslī-tiŋ \

Definition of slighting

: characterized by disregard or disrespect : disparaging
  • a slighting remark

slightingly

adverb

Examples of slighting in a Sentence

  1. slighting remarks about the general lack of musical talent among the contestants

First Known Use of slighting

1632

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