: His older sibling constantly ridiculed him with sarcastic remarks.
*: Safe from the bar, the pulpit, and the throne, / Yet touched and shamed by ridicule alone.
*: [Marlborough] was so miserably ignorant, that his deficiencies made him the ridicule of his contemporaries.
*: To the people ... but a trifle, to the king but a ridicule.
*: to see the ridicule of this practice
: This action ... became so ridicule. — Aubrey.Webster 1913