Ridicule synonyms and antonyms
Category: Part of speech:
Contempt or disdain felt toward a person or object considered despicable or unworthy:
A literary or dramatic work that makes fun of something, often by means of outlandish exaggeration.
Excessive, untrue, or insincere praise; exaggerated compliment or attention (Poker) A version of seven card stud where the worst poker hand wins (called lowball).
Scornfully contemptuous ridicule; derision.
The feeling or attitude of one who looks down on somebody or something as being low, mean, or unworthy; scorn
Frivolity or mockery in discussing a subject.
The act of ridiculing or laughing at someone or something.
The feeling, attitude, or expression of disdaining; aloof contempt or scorn
A jeering cry or remark; sarcastic or derisive comment
An untrue statement that harms the reputation of someone else’s business or product.
A scornful tone or statement.
(Sports) An exchange of strokes in a court game such as tennis or volleyball, ending when one side fails to make a good return and resulting in a point or the loss of service.
A scornful or contemptuous action or speech; mockery; scoffing; insult
A taunting, scoffing, or derisive look or gibe.
The definition of a twit is a silly or foolish person.
The definition of a taunt is a cruel or teasing remark.
The act of one who taunts.
A representation, especially pictorial or literary, in which the subject's distinctive features or peculiarities are deliberately exaggerated to produce a comic or grotesque effect.
A literary work in which vices, follies, abuses, etc. are held up to ridicule and contempt
The definition of a parody is an imitation of something, particularly literature or a film, that is meant to make fun of it.
A grotesque or farcical imitation for purposes of ridicule; burlesque
A form of wit characterized by the use of such remarks:
Light, good-natured ridicule or satire; banter
(Informal) The act or an instance of joking or teasing.
The act of one who rags or teases.
A roasting or being roasted
The small, juicy, edible, aggregate fruit of various brambles (genus Rubus) of the rose family, consisting of a cluster of red, purple, or black drupelets
To laugh at in contempt or scorn; make fun of; ridicule
To imitate or mimic, as in fun or derision; burlesque
To have a similar structure, action, or effect as:
To extract, identify, or cause to come about. Used with out :
The definition of belittle means to speak about someone or something in a way to make it seem less important.
To appear in true character
To put or leave out in an unprotected place; abandon
To ridicule or attack by means of satire.
To ridicule or satirize in a lampoon.
To draw a humorous or satirical representation of; caricature.
To produce deflation in (an economy).
To make or exchange good-humored jokes; banter.
Rag is defined as to tease, joke with or nag.
(Informal) To make fun of; ridicule; josh; tease
To ride is defined as to sit in or on something and move from one place to another.
pull-someone-s-leg (Idiomatic) To tease someone; to lead someone on; to goad someone into overreacting. It usually implies teasing or goading by jokingly lying.
point the finger of scorn
To rotate (a camera) horizontally, as to get a panoramic effect or follow a moving object
(Archaic) A reason for praise; merit.
Something, especially an official award or citation, that commends.
To bow to (another dancer) in square dancing:
The definition of approve is to say you like something or you are alright with it happening.
The definition of asinine is to be silly, stupid or ridiculous.
The definition of derisive is verbal abuse, expressing ridicule or mocking someone.
Expressing derision; derisive.
Eccentric is defined as someone or something that is different or behaves in an unconventional way.
Exceeding reasonable bounds:
The definition of farcical is a comedy act or a situation that is improbable or exaggerated to the point of being ridiculous.
Grotesque is defined as repulsively ugly or shocking.
Lacking sense or meaning; foolish; silly
The definition of outlandish is something bizarre or ridiculously out-of-the-ordinary.
The definition of preposterous is something that is absurd or ridiculous.
Capable of laughing or inclined to laugh.
The definition of satirical is something that uses or contains satire, which is humor or irony that is sarcastic or ridiculing.
The definition of a gibe is a jeer or a tease. A lampoon, originally as published in public; a satire or libel on someone.
A wooden framework on a post, with holes for the head and hands, in which offenders were formerly locked to be exposed to public scorn as punishment.
The definition of a spoof is a parody of a film done for fun.
To go ape is defined as to be extremely excited about something either in a positive or violent way.
To expose the false or exaggerated claims, pretensions, glamour, etc. of
To create or compose in a mixture of styles.
Scout is defined as to explore or observe.
(Law) To allege to be of unsound mind and therefore not legally responsible
Consideration or appreciation:
To try to please, or ingratiate oneself with, by praise and attention
To be playful in speech and actions; joke
Laugh is defined as to express amusement with vocal sounds and facial movements.
To quiz is defined as to test knowledge. A movement (usually involuntary) of the muscles of the laughing face, particularly of the lips, and of the whole body, with a peculiar expression of the eyes, indicating merriment, satisfaction or derision, and usually attended by a sonorous and interrupted expulsion of air from the lungs.
To abuse verbally; revile.
subject to laughter or ridicule
subject to laughter or ridicule
To ridicule, mock, discredit. Synonym Study
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
implies contemptuous ridiculing, esp. by caricaturing another's peculiarities it is cruel to mock his lisp
suggests scorn or malicious contempt in ridiculing to deride another's beliefs
implies making fun of someone or something but does not necessarily connote malice or hostility he ridiculed her attempts to speak Greek
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