deride


deride

verb

Definition of DERIDE

to make (someone or something) the object of unkind laughter <my brothers derided our efforts, but were forced to eat their words when we won first place>
Synonyms deride, gibe (or jibe), jeer, laugh (at), mock, scout, shoot down, skewer
Near Antonyms applaud, approve, commend, endorse (also indorse), sanction

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