expressive of low opinion;
"disparaging remarks about the new house"
- Such conduct will be derogatory to his reputation.
- I can't bear his derogatory remarks about my brother's character.
- The word `pig' is a derogatory term for policeman.
- This word is often used in a derogatory sense.
This Act was annulled as derogatory to the King's just rights.出自： H. Cox