Simple Definition of derisory
: of too little value to be considered seriously : ridiculously small
: expressing a belief that something or someone is ridiculous or without value : expressing derision
Examples of derisory
<a literary snob, she invariably used the derisory term “the boob tube” when referring to television>
<the pawnbroker offered what I regarded as a derisory amount for the diamond ring>
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