Die Übersetzung von "pejorative" - Englisch-Spanisch-Wörterbuch


adjective uk /pɪˈdʒɒr.ə.tɪv/ us /-ˈdʒɔːr.ə.t̬ɪv/ formal

expressing disapproval, or suggesting that something is not good or is of no importance

Make sure students realize that ‘fat’ is a pejorative word.
It comes as quite a shock to still hear a judge describing a child as ‘illegitimate’, with all the pejorative overtones of that word.

(Die Übersetzung von "pejorative" von Cambridge Englisch-Spanisch-Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /(British ) ˈpiːdʒəˌreitiv, piˈdʒorətiv; (American) piˈdʒoːrətiv, piˈdʒorətiv/

(formal) (of a word or phrase) expressing criticism or disapproval

The term is frequently employed in a pejorative sense.
pejoratively adverb

The word is being used pejoratively here.

(Die Übersetzung von "pejorative" von PASSWORT Englisch-Spanisch-Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)