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Etymology 1

From Middle English scof/skof, of obscure origin, though probably Germanic. Compare Old Norse skaup, Danish skof and Old High German scoph.

Noun

Singular
scoff

Plural
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  1. Derision; ridicule; a derisive or mocking expression of scorn, contempt, or reproach.
  2. An object of scorn, mockery, or derision.
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Verb

Infinitive
to scoff

Third person singular
scoffs

Simple past
scoffed

Past participle
-

Present participle
scoffing

to scoff (third-person singular simple present scoffs, present participle scoffing, simple past and past participle scoffed)
  1. To jeer; laugh at with contempt and derision.
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Etymology 2

From Afrikaans.

Noun

Singular
scoff

Plural
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  1. (South Africa) Food.
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Verb

Infinitive
to scoff

Third person singular
scoffs

Simple past
scoffed

Past participle
-

Present participle
scoffing

to scoff (third-person singular simple present scoffs, present participle scoffing, simple past and past participle scoffed)
  1. (UK) To eat food quickly.
  2. (South Africa) To eat.
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