Something insinuated, especially an artfully indirect, often derogatory suggestion.
He made a call upon her pity and tenderness that no one had ever made before, and the pity was not so much derogatory of him as maternal in her
In today's English, the word "Oriental", when used to refer to a person, sounds old-fashioned AT best and derogATory AT worst
The word `pig' is a derogatory term FOR policeman.pig
He had drawn a derogatory statement from George
Here "mechanism" is a derogatory term for dialectical materialism, and to call it "the easiest thing" is sheer nonsense
An Indirect or subtle,usually derogatory implication In expression;an InsInuation.
Shvabrin criticized the poem severely and went on to make derogatory remarks about Maria
A derogatORy OR damaging comment on a person's character OR reputation; disparagement
The word `hack' means `journalist' but has derogatory connotations.hack