Example sentences for: pejoratives

How can you use “pejoratives” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Scott Shuger responds: I did not create the list of pejoratives thought to be associated in the public mind with Jewish women; the group of Jewish women did.

  • A fine goal, but the group has its work cut out for it--the most prominent Jewish woman this year pretty much fits those pejoratives to a T and the media didn't make her up: Monica Lewinsky.

  • Like it or not, African-Americans have inherited a historical exemption that allows them to employ racial pejoratives freely and even playfully.

  • After cataloging pejoratives associated with Jewish women, which a group is trying to counter in the media, the paragraph asserts that Monica Lewinsky fits them all.

  • Surely you wouldn't be so flippant with a list of pejoratives associated with another minority group--blacks or Hispanics, for instance--or pretend that one negatively perceived member of the group stands for the whole.


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