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Scoff 1100 Words You Need Week 4 Day 2

Published on September 23rd, 2019 | Last updated on September 23rd, 2019 by | Category: 1100 Words You Need to Know Flashcards, English Vocabulary in Context | No Comments on Scoff 1100 Words You Need Week 4 Day 2 | 95 Views | Reading Time: 1 minute

Scoff 1100 Words You Need

Scoff 1100 Words You Need

/skɒf/ (noun & verb)

to eat something quickly and eagerly, gobble, wolf, bolt, guzzle:

I baked a huge cake this morning, and the kids scoffed the lot.

to laugh and speak about a person or idea in a way which shows that you think they are stupid or ridiculous, deride, jeer, sneer, mock, make fun of, poke fun at:

The critics scoffed at his paintings.

Years ago people would have scoffed at the idea that cars would be built by robots.

Despite the scoffs of her colleagues, the experiment was completely successful.

antonym: praise, nibble

Fre: railler

Fa: مسخره کردن

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