What is another word for scoffingly?

Pronunciation: [skˈɒfɪŋlɪ] (IPA)

Scoffingly is a word that is used to describe a condescending or contemptuous attitude towards someone or something. There are several synonyms that can be used in place of scoffingly, including derisively, mockingly, disdainfully, contemptuously, sneeringly, cynically, sarcastically, patronizingly, disparagingly, and dismissively. Each of these words represents a slightly different nuance of attitude, but they all convey a sense of haughtiness or superiority. For example, derisively emphasizes the mockery and ridicule involved, while contemptuously emphasizes the deep disrespect and disdain. These synonyms are useful for expanding one's writing vocabulary and conveying a specific tone or attitude.

What are the hypernyms for Scoffingly?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Scoffingly

After an Anglo-French compact, in August, 1890, for the partition of protectorates and zones of influence in Africa, the British Prime Minister alluded rather scoffingly in the House of Lords to the lack of value of the Sahara assigned to the French.
"A History of the Third French Republic"
C. H. C. Wright
Then he guffawed scoffingly like a lunatic although the pleasure soon extinguished itself.
"Corpus of a Siam Mosquito"
Steven Sills
Dacre laughed again fiercely, scoffingly.
"The Lamp in the Desert"
Ethel M. Dell

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