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General words for insults and insulting

cut

noun

a comment or action that hurts someone’s feelings

insult

noun

an offensive remark

insult

noun

something that seems to show a lack of respect for someone or something

jibe

noun

a comment that is intended to annoy or offend someone

kiss-off

noun

a rude way of telling someone that they are no longer wanted

name

noun

a word or words that someone calls another person in order to insult them

name-calling

noun

the act of saying insulting things to or about someone

offence

noun

the feeling of being angry, upset, or insulted, caused by something that someone says or does

offence

noun

something that makes you feel angry and upset because it is insulting, unfair, or morally wrong

sledging

noun

unkind jokes about someone, or unpleasant things that are said to someone

slight

noun

a remark or action that offends someone

slur

noun

a remark that is intended to insult someone or to damage their reputation

snark

noun

unkind remarks or criticism

snub

noun

an action or remark that is intended to snub someone

swipe

noun

a spoken or written attack on someone or something

rebuff

noun

a slap in the face

action or criticism that is unkind and that makes you feel sad or disappointed

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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