What is another word for deride?

1304 synonyms found


[ dɪɹˈa͡ɪd], [ dɪɹˈa‍ɪd], [ d_ɪ_ɹ_ˈaɪ_d]

Synonyms for Deride:

How to use "Deride" in context?

One verb that is very often used to disapprove of or disparage someone or something is to deride. This verb means to mock or make fun of cruelly, and it often carries with it the connotation of being unkind or ungenerous. Deriding someone or something can be mean-spirited and can inflict lasting damage.

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