- Scoff Scoff (?; 115), n. [OE. scof; akin to OFries. schof,
OHG. scoph, Icel. skaup, and perh. to E. shove.]
1. Derision; ridicule; mockery; derisive or mocking
expression of scorn, contempt, or reproach.
With scoffs, and scorns, and contumelious taunts. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
2. An object of scorn, mockery, or derision. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.