Translation of derogatory in Spanish:

derogatory

despectivo, adj.

Pronunciation /dɪˈrɒɡət(ə)ri//dəˈrɑɡəˌtɔri/

adjective

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    (remark/attitude) despectivo
    (sense) peyorativo
    (sense) despectivo
    she is always very derogatory about him siempre habla de él con desdén / desprecio
    • I find the consistently derogatory comments about the people who ride motorcycles totally unacceptable.
    • He said that we could not refer to groups of people in derogatory terms.
    • People have lost their jobs over derogatory remarks made in blogs, but can you be sued for libel or defamation?
    • I was disappointed that he had to resort to derogatory and intolerant remarks to try to be funny.
    • A nightclub boss has been suspended following an allegation over a racially derogatory remark.
    • Why should you and I be forced to suffer repeated use of a derogatory professional insult?
    • The people who made the derogatory remarks were a group whose tongues may have been loosened by drink.
    • Almost every reference to them employs demeaning and derogatory stereotypes.
    • Much urban music is plagued by an attitude towards women and gay people that is derogatory.
    • People stood on platforms, violently gesticulating and calling each other derogatory names.
    • I would also ask her to listen carefully, and not to dismiss you with derogatory remarks.
    • Some time ago on this site I made some derogatory comments about birds.
    • The use of slang has been common among doctors for years, despite official disapproval of derogatory terms.
    • Secondly, irritating, defamatory and derogatory comments left at this site by visitors will be deleted.
    • Buying the best talent around and then making derogatory remarks about other professionals is a swift route to antagonism.
    • And bear in mind I mean no disrespect and that the term used is definitely not derogatory in any way.
    • Elsewhere, this choice of discipline might have attracted derogatory remarks.
    • Peers often hold back and may refer to the gifted person in derogatory terms.
    • I could only make out my name and from her tone of voice I realized that it was used in derogatory terms.
    • They sang rebel songs and made the odd derogatory remark about the yeomen.