(noun, adjective, verb)


1. (obsolete) ridiculous

- This action […] became so ridicule. — Aubrey.


1. language or behavior intended to mock or humiliate

Definition categories: communication, discourtesy, disrespect

2. the act of deriding or treating with contempt

Similar word(s): derision

Definition categories: act, discourtesy, offence, offense


1. subject to laughter or ridicule

- The satirists ridiculed the plans for a new opera house

Similar word(s): blackguard, guy, rib, roast

Definition categories: communication, bemock, mock

Sentences with ridicule as a verb:

- His older sibling constantly ridiculed him with sarcastic remarks.