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Definition of "derider" [de•rid•er]

  • A person who derides or mocks. (noun)

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Use "derider" in a sentence
  • "Though an inveterate derider of the American success myth, West is much less sanctimonious than the lefties and communists who badger him and whose utopian fantasies he resists."
  • "Louis XI, an habitual derider of whatever did not promise real power or substantial advantage, was in especial a professed contemner of heralds and heraldry, “red, blue, and green, with all their trumpery,” to which the pride of his rival Charles, which was of a very different kind, attached no small degree of ceremonious importance."
  • "Whereupon Tom arose, and giving vent thus to his grief and shame and rage, smote his derider on the nose; and made it bleed; which sent that young worthy howling to the usher, who reported Tom for violent and unprovoked assault and battery."