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"

Wiktionary

  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.]

Numerology

  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Goethe:

    We are accustomed to see men deride what they do not understand, and snarl at the good and beautiful because it lies beyond their sympathies.

  2. P. G. Wodehouse:

    A man's subconscious self is not the ideal companion. It lurks for the greater part of his life in some dark den of its own, hidden away, and emerges only to taunt and deride and increase the misery of a miserable hour.

  3. Burton:

    Every man thinks with himself, I am well, I am wise, and laughs at others; and ?tis a general fault amongst them all, that which our forefathers approved?diet, apparel, humours, customs, manners?we deride and reject in our time as absurd.

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