verb (used with object), rid·i·culed, rid·i·cul·ing.
SYNONYMS FOR ridicule
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Origin of ridicule
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OTHER WORDS FROM ridiculerid·i·cul·er, nounself-rid·i·cule, nounun·rid·i·culed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for ridicule
This proposition Heller takes considerable pleasure in ridiculing.
Newt Gingrich has been scoring points ridiculing the idea of algae as a fuel of the future.
Robert De Niro even got it, subtly ridiculing his career and his lifetime achievement trophy at the same awards show.
It was hard to hear you ridiculing an affair that occupies my serious thoughts.
In 1828 Mme. d'Espard tried to have a guardian appointed for her husband by ridiculing the noble conduct of the marquis.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z|Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
The Emperor's praises were particularly gratifying, because he had a way of ridiculing any detail of dress that he did not like.Napoleon's Young Neighbor|Helen Leah Reed
Report comes to him that some of his pupils have been guilty of insulting and ridiculing an aged and infirm person.Reflections on the Operation of the Present System of Education, 1853|Christopher C. Andrews
She had punished him for his jealousy, she had taken her part in mildly ridiculing him.The Range Boss|Charles Alden Seltzer