verb (used without object)
to speak derisively; mock; jeer (often followed by at):
If you can’t do any better, don’t scoff. Their efforts toward a peaceful settlement are not to be scoffed at.
verb (used with object)
to mock at; deride.
an expression of mockery, derision, doubt, or derisive scorn; jeer.
an object of mockery or derision.
(intransitive) often foll by at. to speak contemptuously (about); express derision (for); mock
(transitive) (obsolete) to regard with derision
an expression of derision
an object of derision
to eat (food) fast and greedily; devour
food or rations
noun 1. a person who flouts the law, especially one who fails to pay fines owed. 2. a person who flouts rules, conventions, or accepted practices. noun 1. (US, informal) a person who habitually flouts or violates the law, esp one who fails to pay debts or answer summonses
noun 1. (David) Paul. (1922–2008), English stage and film actor
[skoin-suh n] /ˈskɔɪn sən/ noun 1. sconcheon arch.