Derisory - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |dɪˈraɪsəri|  American pronunciation of the word derisory
Brit.  |dɪˈrʌɪs(ə)ri|  British pronunciation of the word derisory

adjective

- so unreasonable as to invite derision (syn: absurd, cockeyed, idiotic, laughable, ludicrous, nonsensical, preposterous, ridiculous)

Examples

...the pawnbroker offered what I regarded as a derisory amount for the diamond ring...

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