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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 scoff /ˈskɑf, ˈskɔf/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scoff n.
 1. Derision; ridicule; mockery; derisive or mocking expression of scorn, contempt, or reproach.
    With scoffs, and scorns, and contumelious taunts.   --Shak.
 2. An object of scorn, mockery, or derision.
    The scoff of withered age and beardless youth.   --Cowper.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scoff, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Scoffed p. pr. & vb. n. Scoffing.]  To show insolent ridicule or mockery; to manifest contempt by derisive acts or language; -- often with at.
 Truth from his lips prevailed with double sway,
 And fools who came to scoff, remained to pray.   --Goldsmith.
    God's better gift they scoff at and refuse.   --Cowper.
 Syn: -- To sneer; mock; gibe; jeer. See Sneer.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scoff, v. t. To treat or address with derision; to assail scornfully; to mock at.
    To scoff religion is ridiculously proud and immodest.   --Glanvill.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : showing your contempt by derision [syn: jeer, jeering, mockery,
      v 1: laugh at with contempt and derision; "The crowd jeered at
           the speaker" [syn: jeer, flout, barrack, gibe]
      2: treat with contemptuous disregard; "flout the rules" [syn: flout]