Derogatory – Expressing low opinion and showing strong disapproval
Derogatory means to express a low opinion of something or someone, by showing strong disapproval.
In the dog laboratory (derogatory), the dogs had a low opinion of the humans.
Examples of derogatory in a sentence
The restaurant’s derogatory name caused people to avoid eating there.
When talking about his rival, the politician made a derogatory statement that became a trending topic on Twitter.
Because the man’s derogatory statements offended the waitress, she refused to serve him.