Definition of Scoffer

1. Noun. Someone who eats food rapidly and greedily.

Exact synonyms: Gorger
Generic synonyms: Eater, Feeder
Derivative terms: Gorge



2. Noun. Someone who jeers or mocks or treats something with contempt or calls out in derision.
Exact synonyms: Flouter, Jeerer, Mocker
Generic synonyms: Disagreeable Person, Unpleasant Person
Derivative terms: Flout, Flout, Jeer, Mock, Mock, Scoff, Scoff

Definition of Scoffer

1. n. One who scoffs.

Definition of Scoffer

1. Noun. One who scoffs. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scoffer

1. one that scoffs [n -S] - See also: scoffs

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scoffer

sclimming
sclims
scoat
scoated
scoating
scoats
scobberlotcher
scobberlotchers
scobby
scobe
scobes
scobiform
scobs
scoff
scoffed
scoffer (current term)
scofferies
scoffers
scoffery
scoffing
scoffingly
scoffings
scofflaw
scofflaws
scoffs
scog
scogged
scogging
scogs
scoinson

Literary usage of Scoffer

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1. Select Fables: With Cuts by John Trotter Brockett (1820)
"A PRESUMPTUOUS scoffer at things sacred took a journey to Delphi, on purpose to try if he could put a trick upon Apollo. He carried a sparrow in his hand ..."

2. English Prose (1137-1890) by John Matthews Manly (1909)
"If to this you add what Solomon says of scoffers, that they are an abomination to mankind, let him that thinks fit scoff on, and be a scoffer still; ..."

3. A Philosophical Dictionary by Voltaire (1843)
"... would infallibly have had the sacrilegious scoffer honoured with a lettre-de-cachet. It cannot be denied that Francis Xavier known in France ; and the ..."

4. Why the World Laughs by Charles Johnston (1912)
"XIV A scoffer ON MOUNT OLYMPUS WITH what joy we would have studied our Greek in bygone days ... Irreverent he is, no doubt, this scoffer on Mount Olympus, ..."

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