Definition of vituperate in English:


Pronunciation /vəˈtyo͞opərāt/ /vəˈtjupəreɪt/ /vīˈt(y)o͞opəˌrāt/ /vaɪˈt(j)upəˌreɪt/

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transitive verb

[with object]archaic
  • Blame or insult (someone) in strong or violent language.

    revile, rail against, inveigh against, fulminate against, attack, upbraid, berate, harangue, lambast, reprimand, castigate, chastise, rebuke, scold, chide, censure, condemn, damn, denounce, find fault with, run down, take to task, vilify, denigrate, calumniate, insult, abuse, curse, slander, smear
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Mid 16th century from Latin vituperat- ‘censured, disparaged’ (see vituperation).