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denigrate

verb

1 denigrate

Cause to seem less serious; play down.

synonyms: belittle, derogate, minimize.

Dutch: afwijken, bagatelliseren, denigreren, kleineren



2 denigrate

Charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone.

synonyms: asperse, besmirch, calumniate, defame, slander, smear, smirch, sully.

Roget 431: be black etc. adj.; render black etc. adj.. blacken, infuscate, denigrate; blot, blotch; smutch; smirch; darken ... show more

Dutch: kleineren, denigreren, smaden, roddelen, kwaadspreken, vals beschuldigen, bekladden, belasteren, bezwadderen, lasteren ... show more


Moby thesaurus: asperse, bedarken, besmirch, bespatter, black, blacken, blackwash, blot, blotch, call names, calumniate, charcoal, cork, darken, defame, defile, deprecate, depreciate, despise, dinge ... show more.

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