The Minister was alleged to have made disparaging remarks about the rest of the Cabinet.
to be disparaging about sb ⇒
She was disparaging about gays.
to be disparaging about sth ⇒
He was disparaging about his wife's musical talents.
Before Joyce could muster an adequately disparaging reply she caught sight of something glittering through the trees ahead.THE GREAT AND SECRET SHOW (2001)
Blair made some remark that seemed to Ginny to be disparaging of the attitudes of some Southern members of Congress.The Ambassador's Women
But Shimon Peres, the leader of Israel's opposition Labour party, was disparaging.Times, Sunday Times (2004)
But continued disparaging references to the "glass coffin" had tarnished the proposal, he said.New Zealand Herald (2003)
Finally, one came forward, looked me up and down, cast a disparaging glance towards the car, jumped in, and drove away.EVERYTHING HAPPENS FOR A REASON (2004)
His was, surely, a warm response and not a disparaging one, I hope.Times, Sunday Times (2001)
I adored that lively colour and was thoroughly miffed at my friends who said disparaging things.The Advertiser, Sunday Mail (2004)
Star Wars - the sequel Apologies to Star Wars aficionados for my previous disparaging comments on Star Wars II: Attack of the Clones.Spiked
This could well have been true but no active man on the wrong side of sixty likes to hear himself described in such disparaging terms.Absolute Truths