verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Words nearby scoff
Origin of scoff1
SYNONYMS FOR scoff
OTHER WORDS FROM scoffscoff·er, nounscoff·ing·ly, adverb
Definition for scoff (2 of 2)
verb (used with or without object)
Origin of scoff2
Examples 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.
When you hear what he has to say in Unstoppable about the emergence of a new bipartisan politics, you may be inclined to scoff.
He belittled the strength of his captors, and was inclined to scoff at their thunder-and-lightning tubes.Sea-Dogs All!|Tom Bevan
Yourselves devilishly greedy for profits, yet you scoff at us because we go chasing after business.
I could not stay in the town, where every one I met had some sneer or scoff against me; I could not go home, I had none!Confessions Of Con Cregan|Charles James Lever
Two other students accompanied Neander, their main purpose being to criticize and scoff at the sermon.The Story of Our Hymns|Ernest Edwin Ryden
At other times they would have been the first to scoff at Gilmour's swagger.The House with the Green Shutters|George Douglas Brown