- To deride is defined as to laugh at or make fun of someone or something.
An example of deride is pointing and laughing about someone with toilet paper on their shoe.
deride definition by Webster's New World
deride definition by American Heritage Dictionary
transitive verb de·rid·ed, de·rid·ing, de·rides
To speak of or treat with contemptuous mirth. See Synonyms at ridicule.
Origin: Latin dērīdēre : dē-, de- + rīdēre, to laugh at.
- de·ridˈer noun
- de·ridˈing·ly adverb