• (British, America) IPA: /dɪˈɹaɪ.sɪv/, /dɪˈɹɪ.sɪv/


  1. Expressing or characterized by derision; mocking; ridiculing.
    The critic's review of the film was derisive.
  2. Deserving or provoking derision or ridicule.
    The plot of the film was so derisive that the audience began to jeer.
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derisive (plural derisives)

  1. (rare) A derisive remark.

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