pour scorn on

Definition of pour scorn on

  1. :  to talk about in a very critical and scornful way She poured scorn on the plan.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to cause to flow in a stream

    :  to dispense from a container

    :  to supply or produce freely or copiously

  1. :  the action of pouring :  stream

    :  an instance of pouring or an amount poured

    :  a heavy fall of rain :  downpour

  1. :  open dislike and disrespect or derision often mixed with indignation

    :  an expression of contempt or derision

    :  an object of extreme disdain, contempt, or derision :  something contemptible

  1. :  to treat with scorn :  reject or dismiss as contemptible or unworthy

    :  to show disdain or derision :  scoff

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