SYNONYMS FOR spiteful
Related formsspite·ful·ly, adverbspite·ful·ness, nounun·spite·ful, adjectiveun·spite·ful·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for spiteful
What remains is just bigotry, and probably a spiteful resistance to being seen as caving in to the relativists.The Grotesque Ban On Gays In New York’s St Patrick’s Day Parade|Michael Tomasky|March 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He describes himself on a train platform in Hanover, spiteful and sexually frustrated, throwing coins on the floor.
Pinching hard times made her spiteful, for there's nothing so bad as poverty to make one feel ugly.Traditions and Hearthside Stories of West Cornwall, Second Series|William Bottrell
He laughed again in one low burst that was as spiteful as an imprecation.Tales of Unrest|Joseph Conrad
The things might have been alive and spiteful, so persistently did they elude every wile.Ralph Denham's Adventures in Burma|George Norway
I had thus at length an opportunity of making the close acquaintance of "spiteful cat."
"He isn't here—he went away last week—owing me one pound six," was the spiteful answer.Dave Porter in the Far North|Edward Stratemeyer