KJV Dictionary Definition: deride
DERIDE, v.t. L. To laugh. To laugh at in contempt; to turn to ridicule or make sport of; to mock; to treat with scorn by laughter.
The Pharisees also-derided him. Luke 16.
Some, who adore Newton for his fluxions, deride him for his religion.
DERIDED, pp. Laughed at in contempt; mocked; ridiculed.
1. One who laughs at another in contempt; a mocker; a scoffer.
2. A droll or buffoon.
DERIDING, ppr. Laughing at with contempt; mocking; ridiculing.
DERIDINGLY, adv. By way of derision or mockery.