Some of his grandchildren have referred to her as a kwerekere—a derogatory term for a foreigner.
When people use “gay” in a derogatory way, says Cho, sometimes, people “are not even conscious that they are being derogatory.”
The word is a derogatory term for anyone older than about 7.
As for that other time Deen admitted to using the N word in a derogatory fashion, the year was 1987.
The defense claims that Elderts used the term “haole”—a derogatory Hawaiian term for white people— before the fight broke out.
And since Philippina never spoke of Daniel in any but a derogatory and spiteful tone, Dorothea felt perfectly safe on that ground.
That officer thought the ox-cart was derogatory to the dignity of the army.
Detract′ive, Detrac′tious, Detract′ory, tending to detract: derogatory.
In his haste he had said derogatory things about Robin in his heart, which was unreasonable.
The argument founded on the derogatory word "person" need not detain us.