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Meaning of VITUPERATE

Pronunciation:  vI'toopu`reyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  spread negative information about; "The Nazi propaganda vilified the Jews"
 

VITUPERATE is a 10 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: rail, revile, vilify
 
 See Also: abuse, blackguard, clapperclaw, shout

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Vi*tu"per*ate\ (?; 277), v. t. [L. vituperatus, p.
p. of vituperare to blame, vituperate; vitium a fault +
parare to prepare. See {Vice} a fault, and {Pare}, v. t.]
To find fault with; to scold; to overwhelm with wordy abuse;
to censure severely or abusively; to rate.

 

 

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