Synonyms for ridicule

Synonyms for (noun) ridicule

Synonyms: derision, ridicule

Definition: the act of deriding or treating with contempt

Similar words: discourtesy, offence, offense, offensive activity

Definition: a lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others; wounding the feelings or others


Synonyms: ridicule

Definition: language or behavior intended to mock or humiliate

Similar words: discourtesy, disrespect

Definition: an expression of lack of respect

Synonyms for (verb) ridicule

Synonyms: jest at, make fun, laugh at, blackguard, guy, poke fun, rib, ridicule, roast

Definition: subject to laughter or ridicule

Usage: The satirists ridiculed the plans for a new opera house; The students poked fun at the inexperienced teacher; His former students roasted the professor at his 60th birthday

Similar words: mock, bemock

Definition: treat with contempt

Usage: The new constitution mocks all democratic principles