Pronunciation: (skôf, skof),[key] —v.i. to speak derisively; mock; jeer (often fol. by at): If you can't do any better, don't scoff. Their efforts toward a peaceful settlement are not to be scoffed at.
—v.t. to mock at; deride.
—n. 1. an expression of mockery, derision, doubt, or derisive scorn; jeer.
2. an object of mockery or derision.