Example sentences for: disparagingly

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

  • The earlier generation of males wanted hot biscuits for breakfast and spoke disparagingly of baker's bread as wasps' nests .

  • Octavio Paz, much quoted, disparagingly discusses the phenomenon of the pachuco in his book The Labyrinth of Solitude, published in English in 1961.

  • The term means a kiss but was used disparagingly, as in to kiss off .

  • His opponent, on the third hand, might speak disparagingly of proposed reforms that he regards as trite yet dangerous: old worms in new cans .

  • Used disparagingly by bookmakers of their customers, especially those placing small bets.


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