The tone of the writer is that of person who can but scoff at current fashion.
Julep purists will likely scoff at the thought of a ready-made cocktail, but when a single cocktail is in such great and immediate demand, Derby officials have to do what they can to keep everyone happy.
But regardless of appearances, your interviewer may take one look at your black leather Jack Georges garnish, and scoff silently behind his desk.
Teenagers typically scoff at grandiose themes, but subtle organization and coordination can create a distinct theme that no teen will sneer at.
There are certainly people who emphatically believe that true clairvoyants do exist, and of course, there are skeptics who scoff at the notion.
Most of us scoff at the notion of a man becoming pregnant, but for people like Thomas Beatie, the reality of a pregnancy is a dream come true.
Before you scoff at the idea of pancakes in a can, carefully consider the hassle it can be making pancakes in the morning.
Die-hard fans will scoff at this option, but it means that everyone can now play a rousing game of American football.
She can summon powerful creatures and this is nothing to scoff at, despite her size and stature.
For this reason, hip hop purists sometimes scoff at the idea of studio-taught street dance.