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



BrE BrE//ɪnˈsʌltɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈsʌltɪŋ//
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causing or intending to cause somebody to feel offended insulting remarks insulting to somebody/something She was really insulting to me.Extra examples He made the question sound almost insulting. Her tone was deliberately insulting. His opinions are highly insulting to women. I find it insulting to be spoken to in that way. He denies charges of insulting behaviour to a police officer.
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