Example sentences for: deride

How can you use “deride” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Which of the following are actual prewritten questions from G.W.'s official list, and which are merely crude attempts to mock and deride him?

  • He's there to deride him for having a genteel wife, Marion (Emily Watson), a baby daughter, and a job snapping pictures for an ad agency--and to remind him that once, in the '60s, they shared an ambition to escape such soul-quashing homogeneity.

  • Participants have until Sunday to mock and deride the AFI's Greatest Legends List of movie stars by devising a TV Guide -style plot summary of a movie in which an unlikely yet equally ranked pair--for instance Kirk Douglas and Lillian Gish are both rated No.

  • The complex and fluid developments in the European Community, between English and eight other languages, have been labeled in at least four ingeniously pejorative ways, as Eurolish, Eurospeak, Desperanto, and Minglish (the first two also used to denote and deride Common Market bureaucratese, the third to catch the confusion that can arise among simultaneous translators).

  • Yet it is fashionable to deride this nation-builder as a drunk autocrat.

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