Translation of "belittle" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /bɪˈlɪt.l̩/ us /-ˈlɪt̬-/

to make a person or an action seem as if he, she or it is not important

rebajar, menospreciar
Though she had spent hours fixing the computer, he belittled her efforts.
Stop belittling yourselfyour work is highly valued.

(Translation of “belittle” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /biˈlitl/

(formal ) to make to seem unimportant (usually by harsh criticism)

minimizar, subestimar
She is always belittling his achievements.

(Translation of “belittle” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)