verb (used with object), de·rid·ed, de·rid·ing.
Words nearby deride
Origin of deride
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
Example sentences from the Web for derider
I saw a tyrant in every urchin that was stronger than myself, and a derider in him that was weaker.Rattlin the Reefer|Edward Howard
On the other hand, as a critic and derider of the system which Blackstone had complacently expounded he did excellent service.
"You are a derider—a gross sinner," said the Cardinal languidly.The Strolling Saint|Raphael Sabatini
Therefore disregarding their entreaties he prayed unto God for the soul of the derider, and went on his way.