Definition of opprobriate in US English:

opprobriate

verb

rare
  • with object To speak abusively or contemptuously of or to; to reproach; to vilify.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in George Daniel (1616–1657), poet. From post-classical Latin opprobriat-, past participial stem of opprobriare to bring to disgrace, dishonour from classical Latin opprobrium.

Pronunciation

opprobriate

/əˈprəʊbrɪeɪt/