verb (used with object), de·rid·ed, de·rid·ing.
Origin of deride
Examples from the Web for deriding
He focused on Iran's new president, Hassan Rouhani, deriding the moderate cleric, again, as a "wolf in sheep's clothing."Netanyahu Swims Against Iranian Diplomatic Current|Ali Gharib|October 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Shapiro has another post today deriding Friedman, and not addressing the veracity of the "Friends of Hamas" claim.
Today we asked whether Ron Paul deriding Secret Service protection as "welfare" was gimmicky or insightful.Poll Results: Ron Paul Has No Secret Service Protection Because He Can't Win|Noah Kristula-Green|March 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
During this press conference, Obama added insult to injury by deriding his base as “sanctimonious” for their principles.
And President Bush had more than his fair share of detractors, mocking and deriding him for not focusing on his job.
Cupid is near, and he hears them deriding, Certain and swift he will have his revenge.The Life of Johannes Brahms (Vol 2 of 2)|Florence May
Sometimes they would tell me in a deriding manner that I was taken up in raptures.George Fox|George Fox
She broke into a laugh—one of her low, short, deriding laughs.The Midnight Queen|May Agnes Fleming
He took delight in deriding the blessed Virgin; "for," said he, "she was no more a virgin than my mother."History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume II (of 2)|John William Draper
But his tutor was justified in deriding in his fatherly way his idea that his proceedings could be kept hid from the world.Royal Highness|Thomas Mann
British Dictionary definitions for deriding
Word Origin for deride
Word Origin and History for deriding
1520s, from Middle French derider, from Latin deridere "to ridicule, laugh to scorn" (see derision). Related: Derided; deriding.