Definition of scornful in English:
Feeling or expressing contempt or derision: the opposition were scornful of the Prime Minister’s proposal scornful laughter
More example sentences
- She swallowed, trying to control her fury as Matt's scornful laughter reached her ears once again.
- Before he could reach it, they opened and a large gang of girls trooped out, howling with scornful laughter.
- She gave him a slightly scornful glance, and he racked his brains to see if he could find the reason for the non sequitur.
- Example sentences
- I gave a derisive snort and laughed scornfully.
- In other writings, he is scornfully dismissive of the idea that there is such a thing as ‘the truth.’
- ‘I know that,’ I said scornfully, my impatience vibrating off the bannisters.
Pronunciation: /ˈskɔːnfʊli/ /ˈskɔːnf(ə)li/adverb
Pronunciation: /ˈskɔːnfʊlnəs/ /ˈskɔːnf(ə)lnəs/noun
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