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
Example sentences from the Web for deride
Sheehan was buffeted by editors who found him too slow in churning out stories, generals who labeled him a liar, and politicians and other critics who derided his work as unpatriotic, even detrimental to national security.
More recent discoveries, however, make an overwhelmingly strong case that new genes are evolving routinely in the stretches of the genome often derided as “junk DNA.”
The association fueled Xiaomi hype—the now public company was the world’s most valuable private startup in 2016—but it annoyed designers in Cupertino who derided Xiaomi’s handsets as cheap iPhone wannabes.How Chinese phonemaker Xiaomi conquered India—and outperformed Apple|eamonbarrett|December 3, 2020|Fortune
Just talk to the marketing team at Gap, which was widely derided on Twitter last week.‘Emotions are so heightened’: Why the election fallout hammers home the need for marketers to act responsibly|Lara O'Reilly|November 9, 2020|Digiday
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