The tone of the writer is that of person who can but scoff at current fashion.
Die-hard fans will scoff at this option, but it means that everyone can now play a rousing game of American football.
Before you scoff at the idea of pancakes in a can, carefully consider the hassle it can be making pancakes in the morning.
But regardless of appearances, your interviewer may take one look at your black leather Jack Georges garnish, and scoff silently behind his desk.
She can summon powerful creatures and this is nothing to scoff at, despite her size and stature.
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.
There are certainly people who emphatically believe that true clairvoyants do exist, and of course, there are skeptics who scoff at the notion.
Teenagers typically scoff at grandiose themes, but subtle organization and coordination can create a distinct theme that no teen will sneer at.
scoff all they want to, but you now know.
Do n't scoff at the back, it's true.
scoff at the notion of research within the last century being true genealogy.
For this reason, hip hop purists sometimes scoff at the idea of studio-taught street dance.
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.
The whole tone of the writer is that of a laudator temporis acti, who can but scoff at all that has come into fashion in his own day.
Many average pet owners still scoff at the idea of sweatering up their cat for the winter.
"You won't last beyond my first punch," came the scoff.
The weather is regarded as the very nadir and scoff of conversational topics.
Let us not scoff at the idea of more than one eternal body, even a series of bodies.
scoff a banana.
scoff, from root of scufan, to shove, push, cf.
There are those who would scoff at the notion of research within the last century being true genealogy.
Some conventional scientists and doctors scoff at the notion of enzymes and health.
scoff huge greasy breakfasts washed down with gigantic mugs of sweet tea.
scoff down mayonnaise, take a deep breath of sea air or light candles yet all of these things produce free nanoparticles.
We happily scoff down mayonnaise, take a deep breath of sea air or light candles yet all of these things produce free nanoparticles.
I decided that this was a good time to delve into my bum bag and scoff a banana.
Don't scoff at the idea of workout DVDs for arms.
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I had to sit and watch all these guys scoff huge greasy breakfasts washed down with gigantic mugs of sweet tea.
Let the skeptics scoff all they want to, but you now know.
Do n't scoff at the back, it 's true.
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