Definition of Scoffingly

1. Adverb. In a disrespectful and mocking manner. "`Sorry,' she repeated derisively"

Exact synonyms: Derisively, Derisorily, Mockingly
Partainyms: Derisive, Mocking



Definition of Scoffingly

1. adv. In a scoffing manner.

Definition of Scoffingly

1. Adverb. In a scoffing manner; scornfully. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scoffingly

scoats
scobberlotcher
scobberlotchers
scobby
scobe
scobes
scobiform
scobs
scoff
scoffed
scoffer
scofferies
scoffers
scoffery
scoffing
scoffingly (current term)
scoffings
scofflaw
scofflaws
scoffs
scog
scogged
scogging
scogs
scoinson
scoinson arch
scoinsons
scoke
scold
scolded

Literary usage of Scoffingly

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1. The Christian's Great Interest: In Two Parts, I. The Trial of a Saving by William Guthrie (1815)
"One of them scoffingly replied, " I Wish we never do a greater fault." Well said Mr. Guthrie, " a little sin may damn a man's seul. ..."

2. The Lusiad: An Epic Poem by Luís de Camões, Thomas Moore Musgrave (1826)
"Furious with rage, And near to madness driv'n by this disgrace, I parted thence to seek another world, Where none my grief should scoffingly deride. ..."

3. The Lusiad: An Epic Poem by Luís de Camões, Thomas Moore Musgrave (1826)
"Furious with rage, And near to madness driv'n by this disgrace, I parted thence to seek another world, Where none my grief should scoffingly deride. ..."

4. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"said the old dame scoffingly. ' Force our way wi' the king's keys, and break the neck of every soul we find in the house," &c. Tales, Black Dwarf, p. ..."

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