The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #77728   Message #1394871
Posted By: Amos
31-Jan-05 - 06:26 PM
Thread Name: What is wrong with being a purist?
Subject: RE: What is wrong with being a purist?
pejorative

 


SYLLABICATION:
pe·jor·a·tive

PRONUNCIATION:
  p-jôr-tv, -jr-, pj-rtv, pj-

ADJECTIVE:
1. Tending to make or become worse. 2. Disparaging; belittling.

NOUN:
A disparaging or belittling word or expression.

OTHER FORMS:
pe·jora·tive·ly —ADVERB