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English verb: flout

1. flout (communication) treat with contemptuous disregard


SamplesFlout the rules.


Synonymsscoff


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)brush aside, brush off, discount, dismiss, disregard, ignore, push aside

2. flout (communication) laugh at with contempt and derision


SamplesThe crowd jeered at the speaker.


Synonymsbarrack, gibe, jeer, scoff


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)bait, cod, rag, rally, razz, ride, tantalise, tantalize, taunt, tease, twit









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