Share this entry
American English: /dɪsˈdeɪnfəl/
British English: /dɪsˈdeɪnfʊl/
, /dɪsˈdeɪnf(ə)l/

Translation of disdainful in Spanish:


  • (manner/tone)
    to be disdainful toward o of something
    despreciar or desdeñar algo
    she's very disdainful toward her colleagues
    se muestra desdeñosa con sus colegas
    trata a sus colegas con desdén
    Example sentences
    • They often display snobbish, disdainful or patronizing attitudes.
    • The simple words oozed with disdainful contempt that seemed to pass unnoticed.
    • He held his head stiffly with his nose angled upward and his lips pursed with a superior, disdainful expression.
Definition of disdainful in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources


    Next Score: