- to scoff (
atsomebody/something)burlarse or mofarse (you may scoff dealguien/algo)búrlate todo lo que quieras
puedes burlarte or reírte si quieresExample sentences
- Ten years ago, I would have scoffed at anybody who dared to speak such blasphemy.
- When I asked a friend if he thought he was able to still be friends with the love of his life because of that very fact, he scoffed at me.
- He scoffed at college, saying that he'd made a lot of money and he hadn't even bothered to finish college.
- his remarks were greeted with scoffs and jeerssus comentarios fueron recibidos con burlas y abucheosExample sentences
- Shaking his head with a scoff, he answered, ‘Fine.’
- With a scoff, she answered, ‘Always the suspicious one.’
- In the background, behind the murmuring and brash conversations that were held in the room, the faint lyrics of a rock song he had heard before were drowned out by the scoffs, taunts and laughing of the foul company the tavern housed.
- (eat greedily) (British English) [colloquial]engullirsezamparsemorfarse (River Plate area) [slang]he's scoffed the lot!¡se lo ha engullido or zampado todo!Example sentences
- She scoffed her food down quickly.
- I was to nervous to eat much, but I had watched them scoff their food down quickly as we made our way to the back door of the club.
- However, she says the single life does have its advantages including being able to scoff junk food in front of the TV and have the privacy of your own bathroom.
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