• IPA: /ˈdɛn.ɪ.ɡɹeɪt/

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.
Translations Translations Translations

This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license | Terms and conditions | Privacy policy 0.008
Offline English dictionary