Example sentences for: derides

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

  • He derides the BBC and respectable newspapers as "unpopular" media subsidized by a condescending, out-of-touch gentry.

  • An article derides the lack of "authentic" pop-music acts.

  • In the other camp is John Anderson of Newsday , who derides Branagh's "antic energy," and New York 's Denby, who calls the film "overscaled, huge, and hideously exposed."

  • In Newsweek , Dan Quayle derides Al Gore's recent praise for Ellen : "By paying homage both to Hollywood and to the gay lobby, Al Gore has beaten his rivals to the cash machine."

  • The cover story derides Hillary as beloved "First Doormat": H.R.C.


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