deride definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To speak of or treat with contemptuous mirth. See Synonyms at ridicule.
    • To laugh at with contempt; to laugh to scorn; to turn to ridicule or make-sport of; to mock; to scoff at.
  • verb:
    • To harshly mock; ridicule.
    • treat or talk about with contempt
  • others:
    • To laugh at in contempt; turn-to ridicule or make sport of; mock; treat with scorn by laughter.
    • Synonyms Ridicule, an such like. (see taunt), banter, rally, jeer, gibe, scout, scoff at, insult.

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