Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of scoff.
  • noun The act of one who scoffs; derision; mockery.

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  • noun showing your contempt by derision

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Examples

  • Times reporter John Broder, writing from Jasper, Ind., does open by quoting a politician who cites scripture in scoffing at "climate change":

    Standards and Practices

  • For this amateurish smacktalker to get mentioned as a potential replacement – without immediate scoffing from the White House – screams that things are going from incompetent to worse on Pennsylvania Avenue.

    Think Progress » Fox’s Tony Snow responds to ThinkProgress commenters

  • Thanks Carol for the info, we are not big movie goers but occassionally one we want to see is only on at the local art house as was 9/11 until last week ... audience was older (50-60-70) than I would hope to have seen and the comments were about divided afterwards in scoffing at it as an orchestrated sound bite political commercial or saying I told you so, now it all makes sense ....

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  • Thanks Carol for the info, we are not big movie goers but occassionally one we want to see is only on at the local art house as was 9/11 until last week ... audience was older (50-60-70) than I would hope to have seen and the comments were about divided afterwards in scoffing at it as an orchestrated sound bite political commercial or saying I told you so, now it all makes sense ....

    Page 2

  • Thanks Carol for the info, we are not big movie goers but occassionally one we want to see is only on at the local art house as was 9/11 until last week ... audience was older (50-60-70) than I would hope to have seen and the comments were about divided afterwards in scoffing at it as an orchestrated sound bite political commercial or saying I told you so, now it all makes sense ....

    Page 2

  • Thanks Carol for the info, we are not big movie goers but occassionally one we want to see is only on at the local art house as was 9/11 until last week ... audience was older (50-60-70) than I would hope to have seen and the comments were about divided afterwards in scoffing at it as an orchestrated sound bite political commercial or saying I told you so, now it all makes sense ....

    Page 2

  • Thanks Carol for the info, we are not big movie goers but occassionally one we want to see is only on at the local art house as was 9/11 until last week ... audience was older (50-60-70) than I would hope to have seen and the comments were about divided afterwards in scoffing at it as an orchestrated sound bite political commercial or saying I told you so, now it all makes sense ....

    Page 2

  • Thanks Carol for the info, we are not big movie goers but occassionally one we want to see is only on at the local art house as was 9/11 until last week ... audience was older (50-60-70) than I would hope to have seen and the comments were about divided afterwards in scoffing at it as an orchestrated sound bite political commercial or saying I told you so, now it all makes sense ....

    Page 2

  • Thanks Carol for the info, we are not big movie goers but occassionally one we want to see is only on at the local art house as was 9/11 until last week ... audience was older (50-60-70) than I would hope to have seen and the comments were about divided afterwards in scoffing at it as an orchestrated sound bite political commercial or saying I told you so, now it all makes sense ....

    Page 2

  • Thanks Carol for the info, we are not big movie goers but occassionally one we want to see is only on at the local art house as was 9/11 until last week ... audience was older (50-60-70) than I would hope to have seen and the comments were about divided afterwards in scoffing at it as an orchestrated sound bite political commercial or saying I told you so, now it all makes sense ....

    Page 2

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