how to pronounce scoff


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scoff is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of scoff in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… I might say coy you scoff that you ate …”

meanings of scoff


  1. Derision; ridicule; a derisive or mocking expression of scorn, contempt, or reproach.
  2. Food.
  3. The act of eating.
  4. An object of scorn, mockery, or derision.


  1. To eat.
  2. To mock; to treat with scorn.
  3. To jeer; to laugh with contempt and derision.
  4. To eat food quickly.

scoff frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word scoff occurs in english on average 0.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics scoff can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that scoff can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) food and health;

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