scoff - definition and synonyms


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present tense
present participlescoffing
past tensescoffed
past participlescoffed
  1. 1
    [intransitive] to laugh or say things to show that you think someone or something is stupid or deserves no respect

    It’s easy to scoff when you haven’t tried it yourself.

    scoff at:

    Economic analysts scoff at claims that inflation is on the rise.

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  2. 2
    [transitive] British informal to eat a lot of something very quickly

    Who scoffed all the pizza?