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  • nouncontemptuous laughter at someone or something
  • verbmake contemptuous fun of something or someone

synonyms for ridicules

  • caricature
  • contempt
  • derision
  • disdain
  • jeer
  • laughter
  • mockery
  • parody
  • sarcasm
  • satire
  • scorn
  • taunt
  • taunting
  • badinage
  • banter
  • buffoonery
  • burlesque
  • chaff
  • comeback
  • dig
  • disparagement
  • farce
  • foolery
  • gibe
  • irony
  • jab
  • leer
  • needling
  • persiflage
  • put-on
  • raillery
  • rally
  • razz
  • rib
  • roast
  • slam
  • sneer
  • swipe
  • travesty
  • mordancy
  • parting shot
  • putdown
  • sardonicism

antonyms for ridicules

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  • admiration
  • approval
  • compliment
  • flattery
  • love
  • praise
  • respect
  • commendation
  • flatter
  • approve
  • praise
  • compliment
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How to use ridicules in a sentence

In a word, Boileau ridicules Perrault much more than he justifies Homer.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
He ridicules their morals and their offices as severely as he points out their impotency to bestow happiness.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
She despises children's balls, and ridicules children's rights and "Liliputian coquetry" with ribbons and feathers.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VIIJOHN LORD
Mr. Jones ridicules the would-be reformers of London, and represents their efforts as resulting in a pitiable fiasco.
THE ENGLISH STAGEAUGUSTIN FILON
Paulo Guetta, for example, in a recent exhaustive work on the subject, ridicules the use of the old precepts.
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SINGINGDAVID C. TAYLOR
He ridicules Valhalla and Wotan and the serving-maidens: he wonders who the Valkyrie is, so beautiful and cold and stern.
RICHARD WAGNERJOHN F. RUNCIMAN
The man who ridicules everything is on the toboggan slide, and he will end up by becoming an out-and-out grouch.
THINKCOL. WM. C. HUNTER
Satire ridicules the follies and vices of men, and is frequent in both ancient and modern literature.
ELEMENTARY GUIDE TO LITERARY CRITICISMF. V. N. PAINTER
The Precieuses Ridicules were first acted at Chantilly, and the players were lodged there for over a week.
CHANTILLY IN HISTORY AND ARTLOUISE M. RICHTER
He ridicules the combined ignorance and pretensions of the native quacks, who have in nowise improved since his day.
THE ADVENTURES OF HAJJI BABA OF ISPAHANJAMES MORIER
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