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scoff

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishscoffscoff /skɒf $ skɒːf, skɑːf/ verb  1 [intransitive, transitive]MAKE FUN OF to laugh at a person or idea, and talk about them in a way that shows you think they are stupidscoff at David scoffed at her fears. Officials scoffed at the idea. ‘You, a scientist!’ he scoffed.2 [transitive] British English informalEAT to eat something very quickly She scoffed the plate of biscuits.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
scoffInitially this was scoffed at as farfetched conjecture, but gradually it has received grudging respect and empirical support.Now, as on other occasions, David had scoffed at her fears.Reenie Kelleher, a New York native, scoffed at it for the first five winters she spent in Cambridge.Many people scoffed at predictions that it would draw 12 million people a year by 1985.But it seems we consoled ourselves by scoffing more chocs.I left three pies in the fridge and someone's scoffed the lot!In the morning they'd knocked the glass down and scoffed the lot.She used to scoff the whole plate when she came round.scoff atParker scoffed at the movie's critics.
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Verb table
scoff
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyscoff
he, she, itscoffs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyscoffed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave scoffed
he, she, ithas scoffed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad scoffed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill scoff
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have scoffed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam scoffing
he, she, itis scoffing
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you, we, theyare scoffing
Past
I, he, she, itwas scoffing
you, we, theywere scoffing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been scoffing
he, she, ithas been scoffing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been scoffing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be scoffing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been scoffing
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