English-German translation for "contemptuous"

"contemptuous" German translation

contemptuous
British English | britisches EnglischBr [-tjuəs] American English | amerikanisches EnglischUS [-ʧuəs]adjective | Adjektiv adj

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  • to be contemptuous ofsomething | etwas sth
    something | etwasetwas verachten
    to be contemptuous ofsomething | etwas sth
Ein verächtliches Lächeln flog über des Indianer-Joe Gesicht.
A contemptuous smile flitted across Injun Joe's face.
Source: Books
Herr Cohn-Bendit, Sie dürfen gegenüber einem Kollegen nicht so verächtlich sein!
Mr Cohn-Bendit, you should not be contemptuous of a colleague!
Source: Europarl
Auch meine Zusatzfrage stieß auf Geringschätzung und taube Ohren.
My supplementary question also met with a contemptuous and deafening silence.
Source: Europarl
Als er wieder erschien, behandelte sie ihn kühl, fast geringschätzig.
When he did come, she showed herself cold and almost contemptuous.
Source: Books
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