- n. 嘲笑；愚弄；笑柄
- vt. 嘲笑；嘲弄；贪婪地吃
- vi. 嘲笑；嘲弄；狼吞虎咽
CET6+ TEM8 GRE CET6
3. scofflaw => scoff.
来自古诺斯语 skop,嘲笑，嘲讽，同古英语 scop,游吟诗人，来自 Proto-Germanic*skapiz,形成， 创作，来自 PIE*skep,砍，切，削，词源同 shape.
- scoff (v.)
- mid-14c., "jest, make light of something;" mid-15c., "make fun of, mock," from the noun meaning "contemptuous ridicule" (c. 1300), from a Scandinavian source such as Old Norse skaup, skop "mockery, ridicule," Middle Danish skof "jest, mockery;" perhaps from Proto-Germanic *skub-, *skuf- (cognates: Old English scop "poet," Old High German scoph "fiction, sport, jest, derision"), from PIE *skeubh- "to shove" (see shove (v.)).
- 1. You may scoff but I honestly feel I'm being cruel only to be kind.
- 2. You are not supposed to scoff at religion .
- 3. Citizens of other cities may scoff at Melbourne's brown river.
- 4. I was no more to her than a morsel of scoff in the fuel - house.
- 5. There was purpose and feeling, banter and scoff playing, mingled , on her mobile lineaments.
- 在她那变幻无常的外貌上,既有决心,又有感情,既有嘲弄, 又有戏虐和开玩笑的神色.
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