HyperDic: deride

English > 1 sense of the word deride:
VERBcommunicationderidetreat or speak of with contempt / contempt / contempt
deride > pronunciation
Soundsdihray'd
Rhymesabide ... Yuletide: 172 rhymes with ayd...
English > deride: 1 sense > verb 1, communication
Meaningtreat or speak of with contempt / contempt / contempt.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"He derided his student's attempt to solve the biggest problem in mathematics"
NarrowercatcallUtter catcalls at
Broadermock, bemocktreat with contempt
Spanishmenospreciar, ridiculizar
Catalanridiculitzar
Adjectivesderisiveabusing vocally
derisoryincongruous
Nounsderisionthe act of deriding or treating with contempt / contempt
derisioncontemptuous laughter

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