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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a disrespectful and mocking manner.

Usage examples (34)
  • "And you picked the Last Chance?" he asked scoffingly.
  • Crampas called him one, scoffingly at the time, but he was right.
  • 'You couldn't do it,' said Douglas scoffingly; 'girls can't climb!'
  • "I wouldn't wear one of them rigs on a bet," he had scoffingly answered. for more
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