Meaning of “insult” in the English Dictionary

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insultverb [ T ]

us /ɪnˈsʌlt/

to act in a way or say something that is offensive or rude to someone:

Don’t insult me just because I can’t dance.
insulting
adjective us /ɪnˈsʌl·tɪŋ/

an insulting remark

insultnoun [ C ]

us /ˈɪn·sʌlt/

an offensive remark or action:

Offering me so little money was an insult.

(Definition of “insult” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)