disparager
noun see disparage

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • disparager — dis*par a*ger, n. One who disparages or dishonors; one who vilifies or disgraces. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disparager — See disparagement. * * * …   Universalium

  • disparager — Synonyms and related words: Thersites, backbiter, belittler, calumniator, caustic critic, cynic, debunker, decrier, defamer, deflater, depreciator, derogator, detractor, hatchet man, knocker, libeler, muckraker, mudslinger, railer, slanderer,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • disparager — n. one who belittles, one who depreciates …   English contemporary dictionary

  • disparager — dis·par·ag·er …   English syllables

  • disparager — noun one who disparages or belittles the worth of something • Syn: ↑detractor, ↑depreciator, ↑knocker • Derivationally related forms: ↑depreciate (for: ↑depreciator), ↑disparage, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • disparage — disparager, n. /di spar ij/, v.t., disparaged, disparaging. 1. to speak of or treat slightingly; depreciate; belittle: Do not disparage good manners. 2. to bring reproach or discredit upon; lower the estimation of: Your behavior will disparage… …   Universalium

  • depreciator — noun one who disparages or belittles the worth of something • Syn: ↑detractor, ↑disparager, ↑knocker • Derivationally related forms: ↑depreciate, ↑disparage (for: ↑disparager), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • detractor — noun one who disparages or belittles the worth of something (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑disparager, ↑depreciator, ↑knocker • Derivationally related forms: ↑depreciate (for: ↑depreciator), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • disparage — transitive verb ( aged; aging) Etymology: Middle English, to degrade by marriage below one s class, disparage, from Anglo French desparager to marry below one s class, from des dis + parage equality, lineage, from per peer Date: 14th century 1.… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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