put-down

or put·down

[ poo t-doun ]
/ ˈpʊtˌdaʊn /

noun

a landing of an aircraft.
Informal.
  1. a disparaging, belittling, or snubbing remark.
  2. a remark or act intended to humiliate or embarrass someone.

Origin of put-down

First recorded in 1960–65; noun use of verb phrase put down
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