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 Dictionary entry overview: What does deride mean? 

DERIDE (verb)
  The verb DERIDE has 1 sense:

1. treat or speak of with contempt

  Familiarity information: DERIDE used as a verb is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

DERIDE (verb)

Sense 1deride [BACK TO TOP]


Treat or speak of with contempt

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Context example:

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

Hypernyms (to "deride" is one way to...):

bemock; mock (treat with contempt)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "deride"):

catcall (utter catcalls at)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody

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