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Adjective: disparaging  di'sper-i-jing [N. Amer], di'spa-ri-jing [Brit]
  1. Expressive of low opinion
    "disparaging remarks about the new house";
    - derogative, derogatory
Verb: disparage  di'sper-ij [N. Amer], di'spa-rij [Brit]
  1. Express a negative opinion of
    "She disparaged her student's efforts";
    - belittle, pick at

See also: uncomplimentary

Type of: criticise [Brit], criticize, damn, knock, pick apart

Antonym: flatter