Synonyms of 'spiteful'
He could be spiteful.
She described the charges as malicious.
He's only nasty to me when there's no-one around to see it.
a vindictive woman desperate for revenge
They should spend a long time in jail to reflect on their cruel acts.
the persecution of prisoners by cruel officers
a malignant minority indulging in crime and violence
Her stare was malevolent, her mouth a thin line.
He made a venomous personal attack on his opponent.
Women are not the only ones who say bitchy things about each other.
He made a snide comment about her weight.
a series of rancorous disputes
She had to put up with catty remarks about her appearance.
splenetic, , ,
retired military men with splenetic opinions
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in the sense of barbed
in the sense of bitchy
spiteful or maliciousWomen are not the only ones who say bitchy things about each other.
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