toggle menu
1000+ books
Go to Book

used in My Antonia

2 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
disrespect or reject as not good enough
  • Grandmother murmured something in embarrassment, but the Bohemian woman laughed scornfully, a kind of whinny-laugh, and, catching up an empty coffee-pot from the shelf, shook it at us with a look positively vindictive.
    Book 1 — The Shimerdas (52% in)
  • Leo, in a low voice, tossed off some scornful remark in Bohemian.
    Book 5 — Cuzak's Boys (25% in)

There are no more uses of "scorn" in My Antonia.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list —®