- 1to talk about someone or something in a way that makes it clear that you think they are stupid or ridiculous synonym mock
- 2 He scoffed at our amateurish attempts. Don't scoff—she's absolutely right.
NAmE//skɔf//, NAmE//skɑf//[intransitive, transitive] scoff (at somebody/something) + speechVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they scoff
,he / she / it scoffs
,past simple scoffed
,-ing form scoffing