To my great relief, I was mentioned only once or twice and not in opprobrious terms.
He could never refer to him except with oaths and opprobrious terms.
"I tell thee I'm not the man for thee," adding an opprobrious name.
Braxton's opprobrious term for 'Ariel' may not, however, have been due to jealousy alone.
"Now that is young in the opprobrious sense of the word," said Sir George.
The opprobrious epithet seemed feebly to express the infinite contempt in which she—even she—had held him.
The most opprobrious epithets were applied to this departure.
Whenever they mentioned Makola's name they always added to it an opprobrious epithet.
He had a hundred opprobrious nicknames, which he accepted meekly.
He would probably have outrun himself, and exhausted the vocabulary of opprobrious epithets, had he not been interrupted.
"full of reproach, intended to bring disgrace," late 14c., from Old French oprobrieus (Modern French opprobrieux), or directly from Late Latin opprobriosus, from Latin opprobare "to reproach, taunt," from ob "against" (see ob-) + probrum "reproach, infamy." Etymological sense is "disgrace attached to conduct considered shameful." Related: Opprobriously; opprobriousness.