scoffer

[ skaw-fer, skof-er ]
/ ˈskɔ fər, ˈskɒf ər /

noun

a person who mocks or makes fun of someone or something, often of religion or moral values:We need courage when facing scoffers who jeer at our faith and make ironic comments about it.Scoffers may wonder how a small-scale, one-day Laurel and Hardy festival could ever draw attendees from around the world.

QUIZZES

BECOME A PRO CHEF WITH THIS EXQUISITE CUISINE QUIZ!

Even if you can't be a professional chef, you can at least talk like one with this vocabulary quiz.
Question 1 of 9
You may have read the word "simmer" in a recipe or two, but what does it really mean?

Origin of scoffer

Words nearby scoffer

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for scoffer