verb (used with object), de·rid·ed, de·rid·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM deridede·rid·er, nounde·rid·ing·ly, adverbo·ver·de·ride, verb (used with object), o·ver·de·rid·ed, o·ver·de·rid·ing.un·de·rid·ed, adjective
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A former chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Kerry was once derided as “Live Shot” for his tendency to seek television coverage.After half a century in public life, Kerry gets one more shot|Matt Viser, Brady Dennis|April 21, 2021|Washington Post
The goal of the legislation, which was introduced in both chambers, is to allow Democrats to appoint more liberal justices by expanding the court’s size rather than waiting for vacancies on the bench, a move Republicans derided as court-packing.Democratic leaders throw cold water on proposal to expand Supreme Court|Marianna Sotomayor|April 15, 2021|Washington Post
It has never flown and critics have long derided it as the Senate Launch System, more jobs program than exploration vehicle.As a member of Congress, Bill Nelson flew to space. As NASA administrator, he’ll face a host of challenges.|Christian Davenport|March 19, 2021|Washington Post
That contention has been widely derided by energy experts and Democratic officeholders, and even gently rebuked by ERCOT chairman Bill Magness.Texas, the go-it-alone state, is rattled by the failure to keep the lights on|Will Englund, Steven Mufson, Dino Grandoni|February 18, 2021|Washington Post
Still, Justice Clarence Thomas wrote separately to deride affirmative action from his position of lived experience.Affirmative Action Isn’t Oppressive, but the Roberts Court Wants to End It Anyway|Mike Sacks|April 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Islamist rebels deride the SNC as a puppet of Western and Gulf powers and say it is not representative of rebel fighters.Syria Falls Apart: Kurds Declare Self-Rule, Assad Besieges Aleppo|Jamie Dettmer|November 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Jerry may deride liberals Zionists as ethnic chauvinists or fantasists enthralled to an illusory peace process.
I am angry with all those in France who jumped at the occasion to deride the American justice system, and America in general.
Sizemore gets riled up when people deride Pinsky in any way.
This they find too much trouble, and so deride the idea of being polite and call it deceitfulness.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
Sensible people deride, and with reason, an absolute pyrrhonism, and even consider it impossible.Superstition In All Ages (1732)|Jean Meslier
Others were derided by their contemporaries, as we deride the made-to-order coat of arms of some nineteenth century upstart.The Private Life of the Romans|Harold Whetstone Johnston
Yet these very men endeavour to deride, and affect to despise, those whom they call the godless.
We deride these tales, and yet think, that because we laugh at a hundred such we shall be pardoned for believing one.