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noun [countable] insult pronunciation in British English /ˈɪnsʌlt/
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singularinsult
pluralinsults
  1. an offensive remark
    throw/hurl insults at someone: He stormed off the pitch, hurling insults at the umpire.
    1. a.
      something that seems to show a lack of respect for someone or something
      be an insult to: Such low wages are an insult to hard-working employees.
      This exam is an insult to students’ intelligence.

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