English translation of उपहास
उपहासPowered by COBUILD /upahasa/
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1. derision /dɪˈrɪʒən डिˈरिज़न्/ uncountable noun ⇒ He tried to calm them, but was greeted with shouts of derision.
2. jeer countable noun
Jeers are the rude and insulting things which people shout in order to show that they do not respect someone.
3. jeering uncountable noun ⇒ There was constant jeering during the football match.
4. jibe intransitive verb, countable noun
If someone jibes, they say something rude and insulting, called a jibe, which is intended to make another person look foolish. [written] ⇒ 'No doubt he'll give me the chance to fight him again,' he jibed. ⇒ ...a cheap jibe about his loss of hair.
5. mockery uncountable noun
Mockery is words, behaviour, or opinions that are unkind and scornful. ⇒ There was a hint of mockery in his voice.
6. ridicule transitive verb, uncountable noun
If you ridicule someone or something, or if you consider them with ridicule, you make fun of them in an unkind way. ⇒ He ridiculed my suggestion. ⇒ The press has held the government up to ridicule.
7. sneer intransitive verb, countable noun
If you sneer at someone or something, or if you give them a sneer, you express your contempt for them by what you say or by the expression on your face. ⇒ It is fashionable again to sneer at scientists. ⇒ She sat there with a sneer on her face.
8. taunt countable noun
A taunt is an unkind or insulting comment that is intended to upset or annoy you. ⇒ ...racist taunts.
9. travesty countable noun
If you describe something as a travesty of something else, you mean that it is a very bad representation of the other thing. ⇒ The judgment was a travesty of justice.
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Translation of उपहास from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary