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derisive

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  • adjridiculing
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Synonyms for derisive

adj ridiculing
  • cheeky
  • disdainful
  • insulting
  • mocking
  • rude
  • sarcastic
  • scornful
  • cocky
  • contemptuous
  • crusty
  • flip
  • fresh
  • gally
  • jeering
  • nervy
  • out-of-line
  • sassy
  • scoffing
  • smart
  • smart-alecky
  • taunting

Antonyms for derisive

  • kind
  • nice
  • polite
  • respectful
  • complimentary
  • flattering
  • praising
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More words related to derisive

abusive

adjective. exhibiting unkind behavior or words

contemptuous

adjective. arrogant, insolent

contumelious

adjective. insolent

cynical

adjective. nonbelieving; doubtful

disdainful

adjective. scornful

ironic

adjective. sarcastic
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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