Definition of scoffingly in English:



  • See scoff

    • ‘And when Tyndale and the others scoffingly call More ‘a poet,’ they are not just accusing him of making things up, as he does in Utopia, but also explaining why he is in the grip of such mad fantasies as Purgatory.’
    • ‘Invariably, when fed this line, he would sort of snort through his nose scoffingly, and bid Rich tell him no more.’
    • ‘There are actually a bunch, seventeen on my version in fact, ranging in quality from scoffingly angst-ridden to the creepingly draggy.’
    • ‘He had experimented with mescaline thirty years before, he said scoffingly, and had found it of very little interest.’