Definition of derisive adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

derisive

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//dɪˈraɪsɪv//
 
(derisory)
 
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unkind and showing that you think someone or something is ridiculous She gave a short, derisive laugh.
 
adverb
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