Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Scoff

Scoff [ skawf, skof ]
 noun ]
 MEANING :
 1. (n.) gibe or an instance or object of scorn or mockery
2. (tr.v.) to mock, jeer or express scorn
3. (intr.v.) to display contempt by ridiculing or jeering
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 She scoffed at his attempt to explain why he was late.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 Many scholars scoff at Brown's appeals to scholarship, arguing that the bloodline theory has been around for centuries and thoroughly discredited as a fraud.