What does deride mean?

Definitions for deridedɪˈraɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deride(verb)

    treat or speak of with contempt

    "He derided his student's attempt to solve the biggest problem in mathematics"


  1. deride(Verb)

    To harshly mock; ridicule.

  2. Origin: From deridere, from de- + ridere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deride(verb)

    to laugh at with contempt; to laugh to scorn; to turn to ridicule or make sport of; to mock; to scoff at

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Deride

    de-rīd′, v.t. to laugh at: to mock.—n. Derid′er.—adj. Derid′ingly. [L. deridērede, inten., and ridēre, to laugh.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of deride in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of deride in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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