Definition of 'derisive'
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The horrible verse restarted, the tone at once gleeful and derisive, then gradually faded out as Bartlemy murmured a dismissal. THE GREENSTONE GRAIL: THE SANGREAL TRILOGY ONE (2004)Hugh knew that Luther would never say anything derisive about Shirlee, so that could not be the subject he was leading into. DANSVILLE (2004)
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Used Occasionally. derisive is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'derisive'
British English: derisive ADJECTIVE
A derisive noise, expression, or remark expresses contempt.
There was a short, derisive laugh.
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