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insult  (ˈɪnsʌlt



  1. (= remark) insulte f

    to shout insults at sb crier des insultes à qn

  2. (= affront) insulte f

    an insult to sth une insulte à qch

    an insult to sb's intelligence une insulte à l'intelligence de qn   ⇒ It was an insult to my intelligence. C'était une insulte à mon intelligence.

    to add insult to injury pour ajouter l'insulte à l'injustice


transitive verb

  1. [person] insulter

Similar Words

= offend, abuse, injure, wound, slight, outrage, put down, humiliate, libel, snub, slag (off) (slang), malign, affront, denigrate, disparage, revile, slander, displease, defame, hurt (someone's) feelings, call names, give offence to, miscall (dialect)
= offence, slight, outrage, snub, slur, affront, rudeness, slap in the face (informal), kick in the teeth (informal), insolence, aspersion

'insult' in Other Languages

  • Arabic: إِهَانَةٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: insulto
  • Chinese: 侮辱
  • Croatian: uvreda
  • Czech: urážka
  • Danish: fornærmelse
  • Dutch: belediging
  • European Spanish: insulto
  • Finnish: loukkaus
  • French: insulte
  • German: Beleidigung
  • Greek: προσβολή
  • Italian: offesa
  • Japanese: 侮辱
  • Korean: 모욕
  • Norwegian: fornærmelse
  • Polish: obraza
  • Portuguese: insulto
  • Romanian: insultă insulte
  • Russian: оскорбление
  • Spanish: insulto
  • Swedish: förolämpning
  • Thai: การดูถูก
  • Turkish: hakaret
  • Ukrainian: образа
  • Vietnamese: sự lăng mạ
  • Arabic: يَهِيـنُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: insultar
  • Chinese: 侮辱
  • Croatian: uvrijediti
  • Czech: urazit urážethrubě se dotknout
  • Danish: fornærme
  • Dutch: beledigen
  • European Spanish: insultar
  • Finnish: loukata
  • French: insulter
  • German: beleidigen
  • Greek: προσβάλλω
  • Italian: offendere
  • Japanese: 侮辱する
  • Korean: 모욕하다
  • Norwegian: fornærme
  • Polish: obrazić obrażać
  • Portuguese: insultar
  • Romanian: a insulta
  • Russian: оскорблять
  • Spanish: insultar
  • Swedish: förolämpa
  • Thai: ดูถูก
  • Turkish: hakaret etmek
  • Ukrainian: ображати образити
  • Vietnamese: lăng mạ


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