- One who scoffs.
Variant of scoff
- an expression of mocking contempt, scorn, or derision; jeer
- an object of mocking contempt, scorn, etc.
Origin of scoffMiddle English scof, probably ; from Scand: akin to Old English scop, singer, Old High German skof, poem, ridicule: for Indo-European base see shove
to mock at or deride
to show mocking contempt, scorn, or derision, esp. by language; jeer