Examples from the Web for derisory
Accordingly, when the pirates finally make contact and demand $50 million, Peter offers them a derisory $250,000.‘A Hijacking,’ the Somali Pirate Movie Without Tom Hanks, Is Fantastic|Tom Sykes|July 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But at least the Goncourt, with its derisory 50NF cash reward, had clean hands.
Steno was accused before the Quarantia and let off with a punishment which the Doge regarded as derisory.Venice and its Story|Thomas Okey
It is a contemptible and derisory gift for luck, like vituperative outcries.Folkways|William Graham Sumner
"Come and shew yer ticket o' leave," urged Culling with derisory finger outstretched to indicate the forces of law and order.The Sixth Sense|Stephen McKenna
The term astrology had none of the unfortunate or derisory signification that it has at the present time.The Popes and Science|James J. Walsh
The slightest glance of amused and derisory intelligence passed between them as the Complete Sportsman plunged into the game.