Definitions for: Derisive


[adj] abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule; "derisive laughter"; "a jeering crowd"; "her mocking smile"; "taunting shouts of `coward' and `sissy'"



Webster (1913) Definition: De*ri"sive, a.
Expressing, serving for, or characterized by, derision.
``Derisive taunts.'' --Pope. -- De*ri"sive*ly, adv. --
De*ri"sive*ness, n.

Synonyms: disrespectful, gibelike, jeering, mocking, taunting

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