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verb [transitive] ridicule pronunciation in British English /ˈrɪdɪˌkjuːl/
Word Forms
present tense
present participleridiculing
past tenseridiculed
past participleridiculed

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  1. to try to make someone or something seem silly by making fun of them in an unkind way

    Oliver felt he was being ridiculed by the students.



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