Definition of disdainful adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//dɪsˈdeɪnfl//
; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈdeɪnfl//
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disdainful (of somebody/something) showing disdain synonym contemptuous, dismissive She's always been disdainful of people who haven't been to college.Extra examples She was highly disdainful of his achievements. He noticed their cool, disdainful attitude to strangers. She’s always been disdainful of people who haven’t been to college.
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