denigrate
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈdɛn.ɪ.ɡɹeɪt/
Verb

denigrate (denigrates, present participle denigrating; past and past participle denigrated)

  1. (transitive) To criticise so as to besmirch; traduce, disparage or defame.
  2. (transitive) To treat as worthless; belittle, degrade or disparage.
    You have no right to denigrate people and things that you have no personal experience with.
  3. (rare) To blacken.
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