Definition of scoffer in English:



  • See scoff

    • ‘The array of cheap food and drink deals ensures a steady stream of post-5pm quaffers and scoffers, and umpteen large-screen televisions in the rear lounge have established it as one of the city's most popular hubs for sports fans.’
    • ‘He staked his career on this at a time when few people knew anything about it and most of those who did were scoffers.’
    • ‘Critics and scoffers, however, may be missing the point.’
    • ‘She, like me, had been a scoffer, a cynic, and an unbeliever and had put her faith in the wretched medical con-artists.’
    • ‘I hope the pessimists, cynics and scoffers will not have the last word on this.’