slighting

[ slahy-ting ]
/ ˈslaɪ tɪŋ /

adjective

derogatory and disparaging; belittling.

Origin of slighting

First recorded in 1605–15; slight + -ing2

Related forms

slight·ing·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for slightingly

slighting

/ (ˈslaɪtɪŋ) /

adjective

characteristic of a slight; disparaging; disdainfulin a slighting manner

Derived Forms

slightingly, adverb
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