Example sentences for: disparaging

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

  • Mr Rivers has emphasized to me that the word was not then used in a disparaging way, but more as a kind of professional in-joke, with about the same force as the now universal punter client, customer, part of the verbal comaraderie of a lively band of young workers.

  • The OED2e labels grockle as dialect and slang, of uncertain origin , and mildly disparaging , as well as associating it especially with southwest England.

  • [He] was often critical or cutting in his remarks when things weren't just right--either about the house or my clothes, for example, which left lots of room for disparaging remarks."

  • He has a surfeit of self-loathing, disparaging his work even as he struggles to get it on screen.

  • In Cornwall the word emmet is used with exactly the same meaning and is likewise labelled mildly disparaging by the OED , which gives two citations, both of which include grockle , from 1975 and 1984.

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