Dec 15, 2015

Word of The Day by @Only4TheReal 12/15/17



Ridicule 

  1. 1
    the subjection of someone or something to contemptuous and dismissive language or behavior.
    "he is held up as an object of ridicule"
    synonyms:mockeryderisionlaughterscorn, scoffing, contempt, jeering, sneering, sneers, jibes, jibing, teasing, taunts, taunting, badinage, chaffing, sarcasmsatireMore
    informalkidding, ribbing, joshing, goofing, razzing
    "she was subjected to ridicule"
    antonyms:respect
verb
verb: ridicule; 3rd person present: ridicules; past tense: ridiculed; past participle: ridiculed; gerund or present participle: ridiculing
  1. 1
    subject (someone or something) to contemptuous and dismissive language or behavior.
    "his theory was ridiculed and dismissed"
    synonyms:deridemock, laugh at, heap scorn on/upon, jeer at, jibe at, sneer at, treat with contempt, scorn, make fun of, poke fun at, scoff at, satirizelampoonburlesquecaricatureparodyteasetauntchaffMore
    informalkidribjoshrazz