Definitions For Ridicule


  • The act of deriding or treating with contempt
  • Language or behavior intended to mock or humiliate
  • The act of making fun of someone or something in a cruel or harsh way : harsh comments made by people who are laughing at someone or something


  • Subject to laughter or ridicule
  • To laugh at and make jokes about (someone or something) in a cruel or harsh way : to make fun of (someone or something)

Is Ridicule a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Ridicule is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Ridicule in a Sentence

  • She didn't show anyone her artwork for fear of ridicule.
  • The early efforts by the suffragists to obtain voting rights for women were met with ridicule
  • The other kids ridiculed him for the way he dressed.
  • They ridiculed all of her suggestions.

Synonyms for Ridicule

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