verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM scoffscoff·er, nounscoff·ing·ly, adverb
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verb (used with or without object)
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Example sentences from the Web for scoff
Such messages are unlikely to be beloved of secularists who prefer to scoff at the religious rather than engage with them.
The ratio—there are 492 billionaires in the U.S. and only 1,645 in the world—is nothing to scoff at.How Does Zuckerberg’s Ebola Pledge Measure Up To Other Bigwig Donations?|Nina Strochlic|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Spirit companies need to tell their PR agencies to stop trying to push them, and consumers should scoff at them.
They make kick ass cocktails, they break up fights, they scoff at the idea of 'girly' drinks.
Like The Hunger Games, TFiOS doesn't scoff at tried and true Hollywood tropes.Young Adult Novel Adaptations Put Mainstream Blockbusters to Shame|Amy Zimmerman|June 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The principles of liberty were the scoff of every grinning courtier, and the Anathema Maranatha of every fawning dean.English: Composition and Literature|W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
There was nothing either false or forced about the little exclamation he made, half scoff, half laugh.In Accordance with the Evidence|Oliver Onions
They laugh at our music, they scoff at our arts and twist them into obscene mockeries.The Link|Alan Edward Nourse
I had almost said "fools who came to scoff remained to pray!"Mexico|Charles Reginald Enock
Hence it needs not surprise that they are not very devout worshippers; it is a great wonder they do not openly scoff.The Fiend's Delight|Dod Grile