Adjective "Denigratory" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Denigratory


    Definition:

    1. to speak damagingly of; criticize in a derogatory manner; sully; defame: to denigrate someone's character.

    2. to treat or represent as lacking in value or importance; belittle; disparage: to denigrate someone's contributions to a project.

    3. to make black; blacken: rain clouds denigrating the sky.

    Origin:
    denigrate

    Examples:

    "chants can be denigratory."