Definition of scornful adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    scornful

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈskɔrnfl//
     
     
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  1. 1showing or feeling scorn synonym contemptuous
  2. 2 a scornful laugh scornful of something He was scornful of such “female” activities as cooking.
NAmE//ˈskɔrnfəli//
 
adverb She laughed scornfully.
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