Origin of derisive
Examples from the Web for derisive
That being said, people in the deaf community felt free to make pointed and derisive comments about my CI.
The message is derisive—rhabdomyolysis and whatever else might happen to certain people is really for wimps and buffoons only.
A French satirical magazine runs some derisive cartoons of Muhammad.
Remember all the derisive comments about previous encounters?A Winning Final Four at the GOP Debate in Charleston|Michael Medved|January 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In retrospect, Horyn thinks she made a mistake—though she says she didn't mean to be derisive about the actress' weight.
"Belle Demona fired the sheds and thinks I am there yet," she went on with a derisive laugh.Old Broadbrim Into the Heart of Australia|Author of "Old Broadbrim"
This explained that derisive offer of fifty-one from Consolidated Pepsin.The Spinner's Book of Fiction|Various
"Oh, that only shows you can't interpret operatic music," Rob replied, with a derisive grin.A Fortune Hunter; Or, The Old Stone Corral|John Dunloe Carteret
Holding it back for me to enter, and watching me with the old, derisive, questioning smile.Captain Macedoine's Daughter|William McFee
The allusion to magnanimity produced some derisive laughs, which slightly nettled Matthew.Round the Block|John Bell Bouton