Definition of derisory
- land could be bought for a derisory sum
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
belittling, contemptuous, decrying, degrading, demeaning, denigrative, denigratory, deprecatory, depreciative, depreciatory, derogative, derogatory, detractive, disdainful, disparaging, pejorative, scornful, slighting, uncomplimentary;
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an inn where caravans rest at night
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