Example sentences for: derogatory

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

  • coconut or coconut head `noun, derogatory slang a black person who adopts white cultural characteristics .. The metaphor is based on the coconut's brown exterior and white interior.

  • The WP lead reports that yesterday, Starr lashed out at the "avalanche of lies" spread about his staff and defended his decision to subpoena Clinton loyalists to determine if they have been spreading derogatory information about his office.

  • breadfruit-swopper (derogatory and offensive) a person so poor that he or she has nothing to offer in exchange for any item but a home-grown breadfruit (which nearly everybody already has).

  • For many, slang and its treatment—however clinical—is taboo, for it is loaded language, not so much with the expected four-letter words (of which there are only a handful) but with racial, religious, and ethnic slurs, which are both derogatory and offensive and are shunned like the plague by liberals.

  • "Stinking fish" was a derogatory Elizabethan reference to vaginal odor; and cod--as in cod piece--was slang for penis.

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