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Another word for ridicule

  1. Words or actions intended to evoke contemptuous laughter

  1. To make fun or make fun of

Another word for ridicule

Synonym Study

  • Taunt implies insulting ridicule and often an attempt to provoke, esp. by jeering and repeatedly calling attention to some humiliating fact they taunted him about his failure
  • Mock implies contemptuous ridiculing, esp. by caricaturing another's peculiarities it is cruel to mock his lisp
  • Deride suggests scorn or malicious contempt in ridiculing to deride another's beliefs
  • Ridicule implies making fun of someone or something but does not necessarily connote malice or hostility he ridiculed her attempts to speak Greek