- Vituperate is defined as to speak meanly about someone or something.
An example of vituperate is to gossip harshly behind someone's back.
vituperate definition by Webster's New World
vituperate definition by American Heritage Dictionary
verb vi·tu·per·at·ed, vi·tu·per·at·ing, vi·tu·per·ates verb, transitive
To rebuke or criticize harshly or abusively; berate. See Synonyms at scold.verb, intransitive
To use harshly abusive language; rail.
Origin: Latin vituperāre, vituperāt-.
- vi·tuˈper·aˌtor noun