Meaning of derisible in English:


Pronunciation /dɪˈrɪzɪb(ə)l/


See derision

‘I arrived at the Exam Schools this morning to find that all lectures had been cancelled because of a derisible sit-in protest.’
  • ‘Workers can passionately complain about some derisible human specimen, only to be seen joking heartily with them seconds later.’
  • ‘Fines as set are often derisible for motoring infringements.’
  • ‘For a man who purports to understand Irish history it is an utterly bizarre and almost derisible statement.’
  • ‘The notion that students should be entitled to rate their teachers is truly derisible.’