English translation of 'railler'
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to scoff at ⧫ to jeer at
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Il est de bon ton de fustiger la prétendue inculture américaine et de railler l'uniformité de son offre de programmes télévisuels.Le Monde (1999)
Il ne s'agit pas là de railler son manque de clairvoyance.Le Nouvel Observateur (2003)
Loin de moi l'idée de railler ces cérémonies et moins encore de moquer celles et ceux qui en étaient les héros ravis.Le Monde (2002)
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'railler' in Other Languages
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
- Spanish: burlarse
- Swedish: glufsa i sig
- Thai: พูดเยาะเย้ย
- Turkish: alaya almak
- Ukrainian: висміювати
- Vietnamese: chế giễu
British English: deride VERB
If you deride someone or something, you say that they are stupid or have no value.
Critics derided the move as too little, too late.
British English: jibe VERB
To jibe means to say something rude or insulting which is intended to make another person look foolish.
No doubt he'll give me the chance to fight him again', he jibed, tongue in cheek.
British English: taunt VERB
If someone taunts you, they say unkind or insulting things to you, especially about your weaknesses or failures.
A gang taunted the boy.
Translation of railler from the Collins French to English Dictionary