HyperDic: scoff

English > 3 senses of the word scoff:
VERBcommunicationscoff, jeer, flout, barrack, gibelaugh at with contempt and derision
communicationscoff, flouttreat with contemptuous disregard
NOUNcommunicationscoff, jeer, jeering, mockery, scoffingshowing your contempt / contempt by derision
scoff > pronunciation
Soundsskao'f
Rhymesblastoff ... turnoff: 31 rhymes with aof...
English > scoff: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaningshowing your contempt / contempt by derision.
Synonymsjeer, jeering, mockery, scoffing
Broaderderisioncontemptuous laughter
Spanishbefa, burla, burlería, mofa, rechifla
Catalanburla, escarniment, escarni, escarn
Verbsscofflaugh at with contempt and derision
scofftreat with contemptuous disregard
English > scoff: 3 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaninglaugh at with contempt and derision.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymsjeer, flout, barrack, gibe
Broadertease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally, rideharass with persistent criticism or carping
Spanishabuchear, befar, lanzar improperios contra, mofarse, rechiflar
Catalanburlar-se
Nounsscoff, scoffingshowing your contempt / contempt by derision
scoffersomeone who jeers or mocks or treats something with contempt / contempt or calls out in derision
English > scoff: 3 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningtreat with contemptuous disregard.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymflout
Broaderdismiss, disregard, brush aside, brush off, discount, push aside, ignorebar from attention or consideration
Spanishburlar
Catalanburlar, fer cas omís
Nounsscoff, scoffingshowing your contempt / contempt by derision
scoffersomeone who jeers or mocks or treats something with contempt / contempt or calls out in derision

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