Ridicule

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Ridicule->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ ridicule
ridicule
derision
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ sardonic smile
sardonic smile
sardonic grin
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ irrision
irrision
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ scoffing
scoffing
&c.(disrespect) 929
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ mockery
mockery
quiz|
=>!
banter
irony
persiflage
raillery
chaffe
badinage
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ quizzing
quizzing
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ asteism
asteism
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ squib
squib
satire
skit
quip
quib
grin
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ parody
parody
burlesque
travesty
travestie
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ farce
farce
&c.(drama) 599
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ caricature
caricature
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ buffoonery
buffoonery
&c.(fun) 840
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ practical joke
practical joke
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ horseplay
horseplay
PARAG:Ridicule->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ ridicule
ridicule
deride
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ snigger
snigger
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ laugh in one's sleeve
laugh in one's sleeve
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ banter
banter
rally
chaff
joke
twit
quiz
roast
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ haze
haze
=>(U.S.)
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ tehee
tehee
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ fleer
fleer
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ show up
show up
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ play upon
play upon
play tricks upon
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ fool to the top of one's bent
fool to the top of one's bent
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ laugh at
laugh at
grin at
smile at
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ poke fun at
poke fun at
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ satirize
satirize
parody
caricature
burlesque
travesty
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ turn into ridicule
turn into ridicule
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ make merry with
make merry with
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ make fun of
make fun of
make game of
make a fool of
make an April fool of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ rally
rally
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ scoff
scoff
&c.(disrespect) 929
GRP: \\ V \\ 5
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ raise a laugh
raise a laugh
&c.(amuse) 840
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ play the fool
play the fool
make a fool of oneself
PARAG:Ridicule->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ derisory
derisory
derisive
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ mock
mock
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ sarcastic
sarcastic
ironic
ironical
quizzical
burlesque
Hudibrastic
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ scurrilous
scurrilous
&c.(disrespectful) 929
PARAG:Ridicule->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in ridicule
in ridicule
&c.->N.

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • ridicule — [ ridikyl ] adj. et n. m. • 1500; lat. ridiculus, de ridere « rire » I ♦ Adj. 1 ♦ De nature à provoquer le rire, à exciter la moquerie, la dérision. ⇒ risible; dérisoire. Par ext. (l idée de rire disparaissant) Très mauvais, d une insignifiance… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • ridicule — 1. (ri di ku l ) adj. 1°   Digne de risée, en parlant des personnes et des choses. •   Je ne m étonne pas que vous ayez ri tout votre soûl, en m écrivant l étrange bruit qui court de moi, que je n ai ni bonté ni amitié ; car, sans mentir, il ne s …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • ridicule — Ridicule. adj. de t. g. Digne de risée, de mocquerie. Que cela est ridicule! il nous dit des choses si ridicules. cet homme là s est rendu ridicule. on l a tourné en ridicule. Il est quelquefois subst. ainsi on dit, C est un ridicule, pour dire,… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Ridicule — Rid i*cule, n. [F. ridicule, L. ridiculum a jest, fr. ridiculus. See {Ridiculous}.] 1. An object of sport or laughter; a laughingstock; a laughing matter. [1913 Webster] [Marlborough] was so miserably ignorant, that his deficiencies made him the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ridicule — vb Ridicule, deride, mock, taunt, twit, rally are comparable when they mean to make a person or thing the object of laughter. Ridicule implies deliberate and often malicious belittling of the person or thing ridiculed {the old State religion… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • ridicule — [rid′i kyo͞ol΄] n. [Fr < L ridiculum, a jest, laughable (thing), neut. of ridiculus, laughable, comical < ridere, to laugh < IE * wrizd , to avert the face (> Sans vrīda, embarrassment) < base * wer , to turn] 1. a) the act of… …   English World dictionary

  • Ridicule — Rid i*cule, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ridiculed};p. pr. & vb. n. {Ridiculing}.] To laugh at mockingly or disparagingly; to awaken ridicule toward or respecting. [1913 Webster] I ve known the young, who ridiculed his rage. Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] Syn …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ridicule — Rid i*cule, a. [F.] Ridiculous. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] This action . . . became so ridicule. Aubrey. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ridicule — [n] contemptuous laughter at someone or something badinage, banter, buffoonery, burlesque, caricature, chaff, comeback, contempt, derision, dig*, disdain, disparagement, farce, foolery, gibe, irony, jab*, jeer, laughter, leer, mockery, mordancy,… …   New thesaurus

  • Ridicule — (fr., spr. Ridikühl), 1) lächerlich; 2) lächerliche Seite; daher sich ein R. geben, sich lächerlich machen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • ridicule — I noun buffoonery, burlesque, caricature, chaff, contempt, derision, derisiveness, disdain, disparagement, disrespect, game, gibe, jeer, lampoonery, ludicrous representation, mimicry, mockery, pasquinade, raillery, ridiculum, sarcasm, satire,… …   Law dictionary

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