Definition of "scoffing" [scoffing]

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

Use "scoffing" in a sentence

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