Scornful vs Mocker - What's the difference?

scornful | mocker |

As an adjective scornful

is showing scorn or disrespect; contemptuous.

As a noun mocker is

a person who mocks.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




(en adjective)
  • Showing scorn or disrespect; contemptuous.
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  • *:Elbows almost touching they leaned at ease, idly reading the almost obliterated lines engraved there. ¶ ("I never) understood it," she observed, lightly scornful . "What occult meaning has a sun-dial for the spooney? I'm sure I don't want to read riddles in a strange gentleman's optics."
  • mocker



    (en noun)
  • A person who mocks.
  • A mockingbird.
  • (archaic) A deceiver; an impostor.
  • Derived terms

    * mocker nut * put the mockers on