Lingvanex Tranalator

Lingvanex Translator

Translate: Text, Voice, Camera


Meaning & Definition of Insult in English

English

Insult

/ɪnsəlt/

noun

1. A rude expression intended to offend or hurt

  • "When a student made a stupid mistake he spared them no abuse"
  • "They yelled insults at the visiting team"
    synonym:
  • abuse
  • ,
  • insult
  • ,
  • revilement
  • ,
  • contumely
  • ,
  • vilification

2. A deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect

  • "Turning his back on me was a deliberate insult"
    synonym:
  • insult
  • ,
  • affront

verb

1. Treat, mention, or speak to rudely

  • "He insulted her with his rude remarks"
  • "The student who had betrayed his classmate was dissed by everyone"
    synonym:
  • diss
  • ,
  • insult
  • ,
  • affront

Examples of using

Nobody wanted to insult my country.
Nobody wants to insult my country.
I do not know whether to take it as a compliment or an insult.