Example sentences for: pejoratives

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

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

How many words do you know? Try our free vocabulary size test!


Search for example sentences

Loading Loading...