Definitions for deridedɪˈraɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

de•ride*dɪˈraɪd(v.t.)-rid•ed, -rid•ing.

  1. to laugh at in scorn or contempt; mock.

* Syn: See ridicule.

Origin of deride:

1520–30; < L dērīdēre to mock =dē-de - +rīdēre to laugh

de•rid′ing•ly(adv.)

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


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

deride(verb)

to laugh at; to mock.

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