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Textual thesaurus for "ridicule"

(noun) derision

the act of deriding or treating with contempt


(verb) jest at, make fun, laugh at, blackguard, guy, poke fun, rib, roast

subject to laughter or ridicule

The satirists ridiculed the plans for a new opera house; The students poked fun at the inexperienced teacher; His former students roasted the professor at his 60th birthday