pour scorn on

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of pour scorn on

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

Word by Word Definitions

pour play
  1. : to cause to flow in a stream

  2. : to dispense from a container

  3. : to supply or produce freely or copiously

  1. : the action of pouring : stream

  2. : an instance of pouring or an amount poured

  3. : a heavy fall of rain : downpour

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

  2. : an expression of contempt or derision

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

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

  2. : to show disdain or derision : scoff


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