mock definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to deal with with ridicule or contempt; deride.
    • To mimic, as with recreation or derision. See Synonyms at ridicule.
    • To copy; counterfeit.
    • To irritate the hopes of; dissatisfy.
    • To imitate; to mimic; esp., to mimic in recreation, contempt, or derision; to deride by mimicry.
    • to take care of with scorn or contempt; to deride.
    • To let you down the hopes of; to deceive; to tantalize.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • expressing scorn or ridicule; jeer: They mocked at idea.
    • to help make sport in contempt or perhaps in jest; to talk in a scornful or jeering fashion.
  • noun:
    • The act of mocking.
    • Mockery; derision: said it merely in mock.
    • An object of scorn or derision.
    • An imitation or a counterfeit.
    • An imitation, frequently aided by the connotation that it's among less quality.
    • Mockery, the work of mocking.
    • A practice exam set by an educating establishment to organize students for an essential exam.
    • An act of ridicule or derision; a scornful or contemptuous work or speech; a sneer; a jibe; a jeer.
    • replica; mimicry.
    • Derisive or contemptuous action or message; also, a bringing into contempt or ridicule.
    • whatever one derides or mocks.
    • Mimicry; replica.
    • A trifle.
    • Mock turtle.
    • A root or stump.
    • A tuft of sedge.
    • the act of mocking or ridiculing
  • adjective:
    • Simulated; false; sham: a mock struggle.
    • replica, not real (mock turtle soup, mock leather-based); fake
    • Imitating truth, but not genuine; untrue; counterfeit; believed; sham.
    • constituting a duplicate or replica of one thing
  • adverb:
    • In an insincere or pretending fashion: mock sorrowful.
  • verb:
    • To mimic, to simulate.
    • which will make fun of by mimicking, to taunt.
    • To tantalise, and dissatisfy (the hopes of).
    • treat with contempt
    • imitate with mockery and derision
  • others:
    • To treat derisively or contemptuously; make sport of by mimicry, ridicule, or sarcasm; deride.
    • To simulate, imitate, or mimic; produce a semblance of.
    • To deceive by simulation or pretense: disappoint with untrue hope; trick.
    • to create at naught; defy.
    • Synonyms Ridicule, an such like. (see taunt), jeer at, gibe at, remove, make-game of.
    • Mimic, Ape, etc. See imitate.
    • To delude.
    • To use ridicule or derision; gibe or jeer; flout: usually with at.
    • Feigned; fake; spurious: because, mock heroism; mock modesty; a mock battle.
    • Having close similarity, as though imitative.

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