despicable (adjective) LISTEN
Someone or something that deserves to be hated is despicable.
- That despicable businessman will do anything to make money, even if it hurts people.
- The despicable lie cause the wrong person to be accused of the murder.
In pop culture
The children’s animated film Despicable Me is about a supervillain who has to take care of three small children. Watch the trailer:
What do you think the narrator means when he says, “Just because he’s a bad guy, doesn’t mean that he’s a bad guy?”
Did you know?
Long before the Despicable Me movies, Daffy Duck was known for saying, “You’re despicable!” Watch him deliver that famous line here:
There are other meanings of despicable.