Mean-spirited meaning

mēnspĭrĭ-tĭd
The definition of mean spirited is someone or something that is unkind, motivated by cruelty or intended to be hurtful.

An example of a mean spirited person is someone who loves to see others fail.

An example of a mean spirited action is pulling someone's chair out right before they sit down so that they are humiliated when they fall on the floor.

adjective
9
1
Having or characterized by a malicious or petty spirit.
adjective
7
0
Alternative spelling of mean-spirited.
adjective
6
0
Characterized by or displaying a propensity to be mean; selfish, malicious, etc.
adjective
4
2
adjective
1
1
Advertisement