open or unqualified contempt; disdain:
His face and attitude showed the scorn he felt.
an object of derision or contempt.
a derisive or contemptuous action or speech.
verb (used with object)
to treat or regard with contempt or disdain:
They scorned the old beggar.
to reject, refuse, or ignore with contempt or disdain:
She scorned my help.
verb (used without object)
to mock; jeer.
laugh to scorn, to ridicule; deride:
Her good advice was laughed to scorn.
open contempt or disdain for a person or thing; derision
an object of contempt or derision
(archaic) an act or expression signifying contempt
to treat with contempt or derision
(transitive) to reject with contempt
adjective 1. belonging or pertaining to the Scorpaenidae, a family of marine fishes with spiny fins, including the rockfishes, scorpionfishes, and lionfishes. noun 2. a scorpaenid fish. noun 1. any spiny-finned marine fish of the family Scorpaenidae, having sharp spines on the fins and a heavy armoured head: includes the scorpion fishes, rockfishes, and redfishes […]
adjective 1. resembling or related to the family Scorpaenidae. noun 2. a scorpaenoid fish. adjective 1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Scorpaenoidea, a suborder of spiny-finned fishes having bony plates covering the head: includes the sculpins, scorpion fishes, gurnards, etc noun 2. any fish belonging to the suborder Scorpaenoidea
noun 1. scauper. noun 1. a kind of fine chisel with a square or curved tip used in wood engraving for clearing away large areas of the block or clearing away lines
noun 1. Astronomy. Scorpius. 2. Astrology. the eighth sign of the zodiac: the fixed water sign. a person born under this sign, usually between October 23rd and November 21st. noun 1. (astrology) Also called the Scorpion the eighth sign of the zodiac, symbol ♏, having a fixed water classification and ruled by the planet Mars […]