Definition of Scoffs

1. Noun. (plural of scoff) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of scoff) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scoffs

1. scoff [v] - See also: scoff

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scoffs

scobe
scobes
scobiform
scobs
scoff
scoffed
scoffer
scofferies
scoffers
scoffery
scoffing
scoffingly
scoffings
scofflaw
scofflaws
scoffs (current term)
scog
scogged
scogging
scogs
scoinson
scoinson arch
scoinsons
scoke
scold
scolded
scolder
scolders
scolding
scoldingly

Literary usage of Scoffs

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1. The Literary History of the American Revolution, 1763-1783 by Moses Coit Tyler (1897)
"... in a letter to a Noble Lord," September, 1765—The controversial method of this pamphlet—Otis ridicules the doctrine of virtual representation—scoffs at ..."

2. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Book of Proverbs by Crawford Howell Toy (1899)
"Scoffers he scoffs at, liut to the pious he shows favor. 35. Wise men obtain honor, liut ignominy is the < portion > of fools. 31. Synonymous, ternary. ..."

3. The History of the Late Province of New-York, from Its Discovery, to the by William Smith, New-York Historical Society (1829)
"... asserted them to be ancient, and offered to be restricted by the distance of sixteen miles from Hudson's River. increasing the discord, by their scoffs ..."

4. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"... scorner is there represented " as i libertine returned from travel, who agreeably to his name, scoffs at religion." Percy Anc. Ballads, i, p. ..."

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