HyperDic: derisive

English > 1 sense of the word derisive:
ADJECTIVEallderisive, gibelike, jeering, mocking, tauntingabusing vocally
derisive > pronunciation
Soundsderay'sihv; derih'sihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > derisive: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningabusing vocally; expressing contempt / contempt or ridicule.
Example"derisive laughter"
Synonymsgibelike, jeering, mocking, taunting
BroaderdisrespectfulExhibiting lack of respect
Spanishburlón, irónico, irrisorio, mofador
Catalanburlaner, irònic, irrisori
Adverbsderisivelyin a disrespectful and mocking manner
Verbsderidetreat or speak of with contempt / contempt / contempt

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