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  Words related to ridicule

Related / Similar Words: derision, roast, guy, blackguard, laugh at, jest at, rib, make fun, poke fun

 

Definition:
  • the act of deriding or treating with contempt;
  • language or behavior intended to mock or humiliate;
  • subject to laughter or ridicule; "The satirists ridiculed the plans for a new opera house"; "The students poked fun at the inexperienced teacher"; "His former students roasted the professor at his 60th birthday";

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    Hyponyms: mock, tease, satirize, satirise, lampoon, debunk, expose, stultify

     

    Derivational Morphology: roast, guy, blackguard, laugh at, jest at, rib, make fun, poke fun, deride, tease, teasing, ribbing, knock, derision, satirist, ironist, ridiculer

     

     
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