Definitions for mockmɒk
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to treat with ridicule or contempt; deride.
to mimic; imitate.
to challenge; defy:
His actions mock convention.
to delude; disappoint.
(v.i.)to scoff; jeer (often fol. by at).
(n.)an act of mocking.
a mock battle.
* Syn: See ridicule.
Origin of mock:
1400–50; < MF mocquer, OF; of uncert. orig.
the act of mocking or ridiculing
"they made a mock of him"
constituting a copy or imitation of something
"boys in mock battle"
treat with contempt
"The new constitution mocks all democratic principles"
imitate with mockery and derision
"The children mocked their handicapped classmate"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to tease and laugh at sb often by imitating them
The boys laughed and mocked him.
not real, but looking or seeming exactly like sth; = fake
a mock fur coat; "Oh no!" she said in mock horror.
not real, but used to practice for sth real
a mock exam
An imitation, usually with the connotation that it's one of lesser quality.
Mockery, the act of mocking.
A practice exam set by an educating institution to prepare students for an important exam.
He got a B in his History mock, but improved to an A in the exam.
To mimic, to simulate.
To make fun of by mimicking, to taunt.
To tantalise, and disappoint (the hopes of).
imitation, not genuine. (mock turtle soup, mock leather); fake
Origin: From mokken, from mocquer, from mocken or mucken, both from *, from mukkjanan, from mūg-. Cognate with firmucken, Modern mucksen, dialectal mokkel.
to imitate; to mimic; esp., to mimic in sport, contempt, or derision; to deride by mimicry
to treat with scorn or contempt; to deride
to disappoint the hopes of; to deceive; to tantalize; as, to mock expectation
to make sport contempt or in jest; to speak in a scornful or jeering manner
an act of ridicule or derision; a scornful or contemptuous act or speech; a sneer; a jibe; a jeer
imitating reality, but not real; false; counterfeit; assumed; sham
Translations for mock
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
pretended or not real
a mock battle; He looked at me in mock horror.
- غَيْر حَقيقي، صُوَريArabic
- fingidoPortuguese (BR)
- Schein-, nachgemachtGerman
- kunstig; påtagetDanish
- ψεύτικος, προσποιητόςGreek
- ficticio, falsoSpanish
- mängu-, teeseldudEstonian
- ساختگی؛ تقلیدیFarsi
- finto, simulatoItalian
- netikras, apsimestinisLithuanian
- neīsts; viltots; tēlotsLatvian
- fingert, påtatt, skinn-Norwegian
- udawany, pozorowanyPolish
- ساختگی؛ تقلیدیPersian
- نا ريښتينىPashto
- simulat; prefăcutRomanian
- мнимый; учебныйRussian
- låtsad, speladSwedish
- sahte, yapmacıkTurkish
- 模仿，模擬Chinese (Trad.)
- підроблений; удаванийUkrainian
- 模拟Chinese (Simp.)
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