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  Definition of ridicule
  1. the act of deriding or treating with contempt
  2. language or behavior intended to mock or humiliate
  3. subject to laughter or ridicule; "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: derision, roast, guy, blackguard, laugh at, jest at, rib, make fun, poke fun

 

Hyponyms: mock, tease, satirize, satirise, lampoon, debunk, expose, stultify

 

Derivational Morphology: roast, guy, blackguard, laugh at, jest at, rib, make fun, poke fun, deride, tease, teasing, ribbing, knock, derision, satirist, ironist, ridiculer

 

 
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