Definition of 'scoff'

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The snack should also be scoffed with skimmed milk. The Sun (2009)Some may scoff that they were fringe players. The Sun (2009)There are those who scoff at the idea that there is a simple secret to life. Times, Sunday Times (2008)How quickly does your scoff go off? The Sun (2013)Or possibly her system was just busy digesting the amount of food she scoffed. The Sun (2010)Then why not scoff your way into the record book? Times, Sunday Times (2009)She scoffs at the suggestion that a row over a supermodel was the reason for her exit. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Shocked ministers may scoff at these findings. The Sun (2007)People scoffed at the idea that he could carve out a successful solo career. The Sun (2014)Do you get the following after scoffing certain foods? The Sun (2008)In fact the two were childhood friends and the duchess herself scoffed at the suggestion. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The rodent squeezed into this bird feeder but after scoffing the lot was too fat to get out. The Sun (2016)It is awesome to get this festive freebie but people always notice the one who scoffs the lot. The Sun (2015)Five hundred people then scoffed it. The Sun (2016)It's easy to scoff at the notion of a shareholding democracy. Times, Sunday Times (2015)When the listing was announced, most people did not scoff. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You may scoff at the idea of running tights, but they will keep you warm. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Sceptics also scoffed at his plan to raise $10 trillion to end poverty by sponsoring organic farming in the poorest countries. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Some scoff at the way he pursued fame, but was there any harm in chasing those off-field riches? Times, Sunday Times (2013)

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Translations for 'scoff'

British English: scoff /skɒf/ VERB
If you scoff, you speak in a ridiculing way about something.
Some people scoff at the idea that animals communicate.
  • American English: scoff
  • Arabic: يَسْخَرُ مِن
  • Brazilian Portuguese: zombar
  • Chinese: 嘲笑
  • Croatian: podrugivati se
  • Czech: posmívat se
  • Danish: spotte håne
  • Dutch: beschimpen
  • European Spanish: burlarse de
  • Finnish: pilkata
  • French: railler
  • German: spotten
  • Greek: χλευάζω
  • Italian: schernire
  • Japanese: あざける
  • Korean: 비웃다
  • Norwegian: håne
  • Polish: zadrwić
  • European Portuguese: troçar
  • Romanian: a lua în râs
  • Russian: высмеивать
  • Latin American Spanish: burlarse
  • Swedish: glufsa i sig
  • Thai: พูดเยาะเย้ย
  • Turkish: alaya almak
  • Ukrainian: висміювати
  • Vietnamese: chế giễu


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