Origin of derisive
Examples from the Web for derisively
She derisively writes, “[T]he only thing politicians fear more than losing donations is losing elections.”Naomi Klein’s ‘This Changes Everything’ Will Change Nothing|Michael Signer|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In fact, Zuckerberg derisively showed a slide of a search coming up with 10 blue links, a not-at-all-veiled reference to Google.Graph What? Why Facebook Is Moving Big Into Search|Matthew Zeitlin|January 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In 2007, then Senator Obama had to apologize for a campaign memo that derisively referred to Senator Clinton as “(D-Punjab)”.
They loved to derisively call him the “genius,” as if it were an appellation that La Russa had given himself.
That favor, derisively known as the "Cornhusker Kickback," was eliminated from the bill.
They turned and waved their arms at us derisively, and then slowly walked into the willows that lined the edge of the river.The War-Trail Fort|James Willard Schultz
"A nice protecting spirit," gasped Tussie derisively, when he could speak.The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight|Elizabeth von Arnim
"You'd better get busy then," called Ben derisively from his corner.The Major|Ralph Connor
You mean you never had a chance to find an occasion, he said derisively.Full-Back Foster|Ralph Henry Barbour
The other merchants, unable to penetrate their designs, derisively called them: “gold-seekers.”Notable Voyagers|W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith