scoptic

adj.

1660s, "mocking, scoffing," from Greek skoptikos "given to mockery," from skoptein "to mock, jest."


Nearby words

  1. scopoline,
  2. scopophilia,
  3. scopophiliac,
  4. scopophobia,
  5. scops owl,
  6. scoptophilia,
  7. scoptophiliac,
  8. scopula,
  9. scopulate,
  10. scopus

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper