pejorative

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Pronunciation[change]

Adjective[change]

Positive
pejorative

Comparative
more pejorative

Superlative
most pejorative

  1. A pejorative term, word, meaning, etc. is one that is critical or negative.
    In modern slang, the word wicked has lost its perjorative meaning.

Noun[change]

Singular
pejorative

Plural
pejoratives

  1. (countable) A pejorative is a word used to criticize someone or something.
    He used elder in a positive way, and not as a perjorative.