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scoff

US [skɑf]
UK [skɒf]
  • n.嘲弄;(特指对宗教的)嘲笑;冷笑;〔俚语〕食物
  • v.嘲笑;〔俚语〕狼吞虎咽地吃;饱食;攫取
  • Web笑柄;讥笑;你嘲弄
Past Participle:scoffed  Present Participle:scoffing  Simple Present:scoffs  
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v.
1.
[i][t]
~ (at sb/sth).+ speech
嘲笑;讥讽to talk about sb/sth in a way that makes it clear that you think they are stupid or ridiculous
He scoffed at our amateurish attempts.
他对我们不在行的尝试嗤之以鼻。
Don't scoff─she's absolutely right.
别嘲笑她,她绝对正确。
2.
[t]
(informal)
~ (sth)
贪婪地吃;狼吞虎咽to eat a lot of sth quickly
Who scoffed all the grapes?
谁那么贪嘴,把葡萄全吃光了?

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