Synonyms for denigrateˈdɛn ɪˌgreɪt
minimize, belittle, denigrate, derogate(verb)
cause to seem less serious; play down
calumniate, smear, asperse, diminish, denigrate, minimize, besmirch, disparage, slander, pick at, sully, minimise, downplay, smirch, defame, belittle, understate, derogate
defame, slander, smirch, asperse, denigrate, calumniate, smear, sully, besmirch(verb)
charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone
besmirch, smudge, asperse, maculate, taint, smear, smutch, calumniate, tarnish, denigrate, minimize, slander, blur, defile, sully, stain, daub, smirch, defame, corrupt, belittle, cloud, derogate
To criticise so as to besmirch; traduce, disparage or defame.
To treat as worthless; belittle, degrade or disparage.
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