Synonym of scouting

Alternative for scouting

scouts, scouted, scouting

Synonym: hunt, search out,


Present participle for to subject to contemptuous and dismissive language or behavior
mocking deriding ridiculing jeering gibing jibing skewering laughing at shooting down scouting at taunting scorning sneering scoffing flouting teasing making fun of poking fun at ragging twitting sneering at rallying chaffing ribbing jeering at scoffing at jibing at putting down making sport of taking the piss out of insulting pooh-poohing kidding bantering riding needling panning quizzing poking mullock at taking the mickey out of knocking pillorying satirizing lampooning contemning razzing disdaining joshing roasting jollying japing hazing fleering satirising ragging on treating with contempt flouting at making a fool of heckling dismissing tormenting dissing caricaturing parodying booing mimicking reviling treating contemptuously jiving chiacking travestying slamming louting hooting humiliating cartooning deflating unmasking exposing making jokes about heaping scorn on holding up to ridicule winding up digging jabbing jesting sending up goofing on dumping on showing contempt making a laughing-stock showing up slinging off at pulling one's leg railing at making a game of running down making a monkey out of disparaging disrespecting laughing denigrating slighting detracting buffooning making a monkey of vilifying thumbing nose at showing contempt for detracting from pouring scorn on belittling doing a number on despising provoking slagging off goading hassling discounting discrediting rejecting disbelieving baiting guying gibing at sledging getting at fleering at making light of criticising tantalizing affronting bothering swipeing at outraging criticizing slapping upbraiding tantalising reproaching offending twittering digging at hectoring abusing hissing catcalling interrupting barracking shouting down shouting disapproval shouting at quipping catcalling at booing at hissing at whistling at shouting disapproval at hooting at blowing raspberries sniping blowing raspberries at putting on calling names making a crack giving a hard time poking fun burlesquing exposing to ridicule making someone a laughing stock poking borack laughing out of court holding up to shame girding decrying whistling joking funning shouting hounding fooling wisecracking gagging spoofing shrieking trash-talking howling yukking yucking picking on cracking dumping leering swiping underrating grinning sniggering howling down slurring taking off shucking derogating having on slanging smoking sniffing at ranking out quipping at sneezing at holding in contempt bad-mouthing looking down on drowning out taking the mickey turning up one's nose giving Bronx cheer snickering smiling censuring hollering raspberrying squibbing pasquinading susurrating carping murmuring whispering seething curling one's lip hoaxing poking borak at pulling somebody's leg leading on leading down the garden path screaming deprecating giving the bird to flaming crying yelling amusing pulling someone's chain pranking fooling around pulling someone's leg flipping messing around entertaining fooling about diverting uttering catcalls sibilating playing a prank depreciating diminishing minimizing playing a practical joke roaring spurning whooping vilipending guffawing punning sallying imitating doing trashing copying aping disrupting having a go at annoying minimising crying out condemning hurting talking down playing down crying down aggravating having a joke with wounding miming misrepresenting doing an impression of perverting doing a takeoff of exaggerating distorting twisting impersonating upsetting mortifying treating with disdain pestering maligning turning up your nose making cutting remarks about turning your nose up at saying contemptuously curling one's lip at slandering plaguing embarrassing disturbing disconcerting harassing worrying rattling discomfiting chivying badgering bullying fazing libeling libelling defaming dishonoring impugning disobliging irritating calumniating abasing aspersing butting in making game of injuring miscalling degrading debasing blistering cursing dishonouring stepping on one's toes cutting to the quick casting aspersions on treating disrespectfully cutting dead hurting someone's feelings throwing shade causing offence to giving offence to shouting catcalls at


Present participle for feel or express contempt or disdain for
scorning disdaining slighting deriding contemning snubbing despising disparaging mocking rejecting dismissing rebuffing shunning sniffing at spurning dissing disrespecting flouting pouring scorn on scoffing at sneering at being above heaping scorn on jeering at laughing at misprizing treating with contempt abhorring avoiding belittling confuting defying gibing hating holding in contempt looking down on pissing on pissing over refusing refuting renouncing repudiating reviling ridiculing scoffing sneering spitting on taunting trashing blowing raspberries at laughing out of court considering beneath you putting down running down turning down considering beneath one curling your lip at giving the Bronx cheer to looking down upon showing contempt for spitting in the eye of spitting in the face of turning back on making fun of turning nose up at turning up your nose at undervaluing pooh-poohing disregarding chilling abominating chillin regarding with contempt looking down your nose at looking down nose at turning your nose up at look down one's nose at having no use for detesting execrating discounting holding in disdain loathing brushing aside disliking walking over feeling contempt for ignoring shrinking from finding intolerable cold-shouldering brushing off sneezing at treating as inferior frowning on condemning playing down thumbing one's nose at lookng down at cutting stiffing undermining wiping making little of waving aside deploring making light of stiff-arming disrelishing expressing contempt neglecting eschewing turning one's nose up at feeling contempt wiping out holding up to scorn having a down on revolting declining vilipending failing disobeying disesteeming recoiling from disliking greatly finding disgusting feeling repugnance towards disfavoring disfavouring diminishing denigrating deprecating feeling repugnance having a strong aversion to having aversion to having it in for discrediting disowning disclaiming discarding refusing to acknowledge having contempt for telling someone to get lost giving someone the brush-off casting aside giving the cold shoulder to sweeping aside


Present participle for to delve or make inquiries into
following up researching examining probing investigating analysing analyzing exploring studying scrutinising scrutinizing vetting evaluating inspecting auditing recceing sifting considering prospecting reviewing querying appraising brainstorming casing dissecting eyeballing interrogating questioning bugging canvassing frisking poking reconnoitring reconnoitering searching spying surveying tapping pursuing looking into delving into digging into enquiring into going into enquiring about sounding out checking out scoping out going over weighing up looking over sussing out searching into finding out about making enquiries about checking up on inquiring into making inquiry poring over asking questions about chasing up checking into checking over checking up conducting an enquiry into conducting an investigation into deliberating on feeling out getting back to listening in making enquiries into probing into prying into reading into searching for taking stock of brooding over chewing over cross-examining diving into inquiring about looking at looking at carefully mulling over nosing around poking around reading up on running down sizing up staking out working over asking questions of doing research into making inquiries about putting questions to putting to the test giving something the once-over giving the once over searching the evidence concerning sifting the evidence concerning subjecting to an examination trying to get to the bottom of inquiring enquiring viewing looking testing excogitating watching taking a look at underseeking wiretapping muckraking having a look at making a recce of making an observation of spying on checking looking out patrolling keeping an eye out scanning assessing observing overseeing eyeing monitoring supervising conning overlooking superintending catechizing clocking giving something a look-see kicking the tires taking a dekko at going through giving the once-over giving something a going-over scoping going over with a fine-tooth comb subjecting to an inspection noticing meddling eavesdropping stagging finding out peeping prying searching out reconning fishing out looking for seeking hunting skirring delving panning digging drilling mining dowsing making a survey of going after perusing giving something a once-over reading running over contemplating regarding examining closely looking through putting under a microscope estimating judging assaying thinking through interpreting verifying screening candling anatomizing pondering picking apart scouring sweeping thinking about parsing beholding taking stock correcting raking looking see cutting reading over staring at gazing at seeing looking upon getting a load of casting an eye over looking around looking up and down editing running through looking round asking about balancing censoring redacting traversing discussing tackling reporting establishing identifying adjudicating nitpicking sitting in passing through ranging over kicking around trying sorting out determining noting confirming ascertaining certifying passing under review winnowing underseeing examining carefully staring pegging weighing penetrating perlustrating piercing smoking combing criticizing unpacking boning up sifting through discerning perceiving opening up telling criticising proving ensuring quizzing counting comparing reading intently poring gaging triangulating esteeming treating burning up leaving no stone unturned looking closely sizing charting plotting summarising mapping out eyeing up summarizing gauging graphing valuating reading through deconstructing testing out trying out scouting out finding fault picking holes taking apart wading into keeping account making sure of looking on thinking of breaking down taking the measure of picking at rereading having a look round touring having a tour of going on a tour of having a look around skimming glassing glancing over surfing rumbling browsing riffing flashing riffling running your eye over glancing at dipping into skimming through having a look-see taking a gander looking something up and down removing errors checking through refining blue-penciling blue-pencilling deleting copyediting striking out marking up rephrasing revising rearranging proofreading


Present participle for to snub or reject someone or something contemptuously
slighting snubbing disdaining scorning spurning ignoring rejecting disregarding rebuffing stiffing repulsing misprizing cold-shouldering stiff-arming giving someone the brush-off freezing out sniffing at brushing off cutting dead giving the cold shoulder looking down on giving someone the go-by knocking back giving the brush treating with contempt sneezing at treating disrespectfully taking no notice of making light of looking down upon blinking at showing disrespect showing disrespect for shrugging off turning one's back on not giving time of day turning deaf ear to giving the cold shoulder to humiliating cutting insulting affronting humbling blanking mortifying shaming putting down slurring ostracizing scolding neglecting rebuking scratching chillin ducking cooling coldshouldering censuring chilling swanking offending boycotting burring ostracising upstaging shunning icing icing out acting cool passing up giving the brushoff looking coldly upon putting the chill on giving someone a slap in the face keeping at arm's length sending to Coventry repudiating avoiding excluding refusing declining steering clear of blacklisting turning down blackballing dismissing shutting out snouting repelling having nothing to do with turning your back on debarring discounting cutting someone cold vetoing giving a wide berth to looking past barring telling someone where to get off banning keeping away from embargoing holding off expelling disallowing jilting brushing aside looking straight through passing by leaving out in the cold evading discouraging resisting giving the bum's rush handing someone the frozen mitt balking at warding off overlooking eschewing keeping at bay bilking denying having no use for paying no attention to paying no heed to passing over recoiling from leaving alone shying away from fighting shy of staving off beating off looking through voting against disparaging negating negativing nixing keeping clear of deserting keeping at a distance disfellowshiping disfellowshipping flouting excommunicating despising shrinking from staying away from fending off forsaking blacking throwing out cutting off proscribing banishing disowning saying no prohibiting outlawing pooh-poohing casting aside scoffing at placing an embargo on not buying dispensing with sailing by walking by giving somebody the cold shoulder relucting keeping away averting deflecting deterring rebutting fighting off contemning othering not including driving away eluding shirking dodging giving a pain precluding straight-arming sneering at turning your nose up at turning nose up at holding in contempt keeping one's distance from hiding from not taking into account closing your eyes to ruling out pretending not to see abandoning parrying keeping off turning aside driving back holding at bay putting an embargo on refusing to employ considering undesirable putting on hit list diminishing denigrating deprecating checking discrediting making unwelcome interdicting disclaiming discarding turning up one's nose opposing crossing reproving chiding ditching striking withholding patronage telling someone to get lost staying clear of abstaining from sending away telling off putting off leaving in the cold removing ousting imposing sanctions washing one's hands of refusing to take part in holding aloof from refraining from sweeping aside taking lightly turning a deaf ear laughing off turning a blind eye letting pass brushing away shutting eyes to paying no mind looking the other way turning back on having no part in standing aloof from turning away from staying shy of giving the runaround lashing out at not hearing of leaving behind putting behind you not touching shying from giving a wide berth keeping your distance from having no part of palming off shaking off putting in one's place drumming out downing evicting killing cashiering renouncing abnegating abjuring dropping reprobating disapproving unfriending unfollowing burning withdrawing passing deselecting desisting protesting demurring shooting down getting rid of forcing out casting out defying leaving off giving someone the push giving the elbow giving someone the big E swearing off giving someone the air having nothing more to do with breaking with binning off giving thumbs down to shaking one's head throwing over demurring at refusing to receive baulking at turning away holding out not caring for setting aside drawing the line at holding back sending off protesting at jibbing at saying no to turning from keeping out disrespecting disesteeming vilipending failing disobeying disfavouring disfavoring refusing to acknowledge having contempt for


Showing contempt or lack of respect
disdainful contemptuous proud scornful superior haughty arrogant derisive sneering aloof lordly supercilious condescending disparaging disrespectful hoity-toity slighting withering indifferent insolent mocking patronising patronizing snobbish abhorrent dismissive hifalutin highfalutin insulting jeering lofty prideful sniffy snotty contumelious full of contempt uppish antipathetic averse cavalier contemning cool despising egotistic high-and-mighty overbearing rejecting repudiating snooty toplofty unsympathetic uppity high and mighty on your high horse looking down your nose at turning up your nose at imperious pompous stuck-up toffee-nosed pretentious overweening conceited presumptuous self-important high-handed huffish huffy bumptious toploftical presuming masterful high-hat peremptory chesty important stiff-necked assumptive self-assertive self-asserting snobby la-di-da egotistical above oneself cocky posh grandiose magisterial fancy-pants snubbing smug scathing perfunctory domineering bossy gracious on high horse vainglorious vain full of yourself puffed up stuffy stooping offhand la-dee-da complaisant standoffish ambitious immodest negative giddy dizzy silliness thoughtless flighty dictatorial commanding airy spurning narcissistic self-satisfied shunning unenthusiastic dimissory belittling denigrating casual curt swaggering tyrannical overconfident unconcerned insouciant uninterested refined despotic authoritarian autocratic wiseguy aristocratic rude uncivil discourteous unceremonious pushy honourable honorable abrupt brusque off glib terse cursory ungracious ostentatious affected take-it-or-leave-it offish pococurante inconsiderate careless snippy inflated boastful bragging poncey windy portentous boasting puffy swanky flaunting self-centred unaccepting la-de-da high-minded self-centered devastating humiliating mortifying blistering stinging biting blasting searing high blighting hurtful swollen-headed big-headed sarcastic crushing self-aggrandizing distant detached reserved full of oneself assuming

Antonym of scouting

scouting Idiom, Proverb

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