Improperation

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Improperation The act of upbraiding or taunting; a reproach; a taunt. "Improperatios and terms of scurrility."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n improperation A reproach; a taunt.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. improperare, improperatum, to taunt