verb (used with object), rid·i·culed, rid·i·cul·ing.
SYNONYMS FOR ridicule
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Origin of ridicule
synonym study for ridicule
OTHER WORDS FROM ridiculerid·i·cul·er, nounself-rid·i·cule, nounun·rid·i·culed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for ridicule
Charlie ridiculed my faith and culture and I died defending his right to do so.
Memes that ridiculed political leaders and the Hong Kong Police Force shot through fiber optic cables at light speed.
Statistician Nate Silver, who is white, was widely ridiculed for tweeting about his experience of being briefly locked up.
Every time a victim comes forward and is shamed, judged, or ridiculed, I remember what it felt like to not be believed.
At best you might be tolerated and ignored, often compartmentalized as “geeks” or “freaks”; and at worst you are openly ridiculed.
He was quite unconscious of the fact that his friends ridiculed him, predicting all sorts of misfortunes.Skipper Worse|Alexander Lange Kielland
He wrote also for the stage with some success, although his performances were ridiculed by Pope.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
It is very likely that the Emperor Kamhi ridiculed this notion as well as Fontenelle.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
The comic poets ridiculed pretension, arrogance, quackery, and lies.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord
This inelegant jeu de theatre is severely ridiculed in the "Rehearsal."The Works Of John Dryden, Volume 4 (of 18)|John Dryden