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  • s  incongruous; inviting ridicule

  • Each speaker was greeted with cries of "Heah, heah" from his friends and derisory shouts of "Sit down, you wretched fool" from his foes; from the rostrum came the perennial plea .
  • Unlike Austria, the Spanish cable TV service penetration levels are derisory and the incumbent national telephone provider, Telefnica, is soldiering on with an outdated telephone .
  • Yet when he delivers the film's dead-serious climactic line "You're the last living descendant of Jesus Christ" it got a derisory laugh from the Cannes crowd.
News & Articles

  • No follow-up bids for Fellaini and Baines, says Martinez
    (Reuters) - Everton manager Roberto Martinez says they have not received further bids from Manchester United for Marouane Fellaini and Leighton Baines. The Premier League champions offered a reported 28 million pounds earlier this week for Belgium midfielder Fellaini and England defender Baines, bids which Everton rejected and at the time said were "derisory and insulting". ...
    Aug. 22, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Soccer-No follow-up bids for Fellaini and Baines, says Martinez
    Aug 22 (Reuters) - Everton manager Roberto Martinez says they have not received further bids from Manchester United for Marouane Fellaini and Leighton Baines. The Premier League champions offered a reported 28 million pounds ($43.93 million) earlier this week for Belgium midfielder Fellaini and England defender Baines, bids which Everton rejected and at the time said were "derisory and insulting ...
    Aug. 22, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Martinez: Manchester United's Baines and Fellaini bid a waste of time
    The Toffees called the combined 28 million pound bid for the star pair "derisory" and "insulting," and their manager wants a renewed focus on the Premier League fixtures to come.
    Aug. 20, 2013 - Goal.com via Yahoo! Sports
Quotes

  • Jeremy Peace in guardian.co.uk
    Contrary to reports, this is the only offer we've received from Fulham,said Peace. "Jonathan is our captain and a vital member of the squad. Therefore, we didn't give Fulham's offer a second thought. It is derisory for a player of...
  • Steve Coppell in Independent
    Manager Steve Coppell described the offer as "nigh on derisory" for the 26-year-old England international left-back.
  • George Burley in BBC Sport
    Fulham made a derisory offer - a ridiculous amount of money for somebody of Chris's quality,said Burley.

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