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deride

verb [T] uk   us   /dɪˈraɪd/ formal
to laugh at someone or something in a way that shows you think they are stupid or of no value: He derided my singing as pathetic. This building, once derided by critics, is now a major tourist attraction.
Translations of “deride”
in Arabic يَتهَكّم عَلى…
in Korean 조롱하다…
in Malaysian mengejek…
in French rire de…
in Turkish alay etmek, dalga geçmek, alaya almak…
in Italian deridere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嘲笑,譏笑…
in Russian высмеивать…
in Polish wyśmiewać, wyszydzać…
in Vietnamese nhạo báng…
in Spanish ridiculizar…
in Portuguese troçar, ridicularizar, escarnecer…
in Thai หัวเราะเยาะ…
in German verhöhnen…
in Catalan ridiculitzar…
in Japanese (人、もの)をばかにする…
in Indonesian mencemoohkan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 嘲笑,讥笑…
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