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English definition of “insult”

insult

verb [T]
 
 
/ɪnˈsʌlt/
B2 to say or do something to someone that is rude and offensive: How dare you insult me in front of my friends!Insults and abuseTreating people or animals badly
insulting adjective rude and offensive: an insulting remarkInsults and abuseTreating people or animals badly
(Definition of insult verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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