View definitions for deriding


Discover More

Example Sentences

QAnon adherents used the Internet to organize into their own communities, ones in which their interest in Q wasn’t mocked or derided.

Sheehan was buffeted by editors who found him too slow in churning out stories, generals who labeled him a liar, and politicians and other critics who derided his work as unpatriotic, even detrimental to national security.

More recent discoveries, however, make an overwhelmingly strong case that new genes are evolving routinely in the stretches of the genome often derided as “junk DNA.”

The association fueled Xiaomi hype—the now public company was the world’s most valuable private startup in 2016—but it annoyed designers in Cupertino who derided Xiaomi’s handsets as cheap iPhone wannabes.

From Fortune

Just talk to the marketing team at Gap, which was widely derided on Twitter last week.

From Digiday

He focused on Iran's new president, Hassan Rouhani, deriding the moderate cleric, again, as a "wolf in sheep's clothing."

Shapiro has another post today deriding Friedman, and not addressing the veracity of the "Friends of Hamas" claim.

And he loves deriding his critics for not understanding it as well as he does.

Today we asked whether Ron Paul deriding Secret Service protection as "welfare" was gimmicky or insightful.

During this press conference, Obama added insult to injury by deriding his base as “sanctimonious” for their principles.

The humorist and satirist lost no opportunity of deriding the new fashion and its followers.

Here am I, who turn up my nose at the popular gods, deriding my own private and particular gods in their very temples!

His life is spent in idleness, merely observing the sayings and doings of the gods, and then censuring and deriding them.

When he wished to sleep he was instructed how to fold up his clothes and set out his boots; the other boys deriding.

Like most grossly superstitious folk, the Kamboh could not keep his tongue from deriding his Church.


On this page you'll find 42 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to deriding, such as: disdain, taunt, ridicule, scoff, scorn, and disparage.

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