SCOFF, verb intransitive [Gr. The primary sense is probably to throw. But I do not find the word in the English and Greek sense, in any modern language except the English.]
To treat with insolent ridicule, mockery or contumelious language; to manifest contempt by derision; with at. To scoff at religion and sacred things is evidence of extreme weakness and folly, as well as of wickedness.
They shall scoff at the kings. Habakkuk 1:10.
SCOFF, verb transitive To treat with derision or scorn.
SCOFF, noun Derision, ridicule, mockery or reproach, expressed in language of contempt; expression of scorn or contempt.
With scoffs and scorns and contumelious taunts.