Definitions for mockmɒk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mock(adj)

    the act of mocking or ridiculing

    "they made a mock of him"

  2. mock(verb)

    constituting a copy or imitation of something

    "boys in mock battle"

  3. mock, bemock(verb)

    treat with contempt

    "The new constitution mocks all democratic principles"

  4. mock(verb)

    imitate with mockery and derision

    "The children mocked their handicapped classmate"


  1. mock(Noun)

    An imitation, usually with the connotation that it's one of lesser quality.

  2. mock(Noun)

    Mockery, the act of mocking.

  3. mock(Noun)

    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.

  4. mock(Verb)

    To mimic, to simulate.

  5. mock(Verb)

    To make fun of by mimicking, to taunt.

  6. mock(Verb)

    To tantalise, and disappoint (the hopes of).

  7. mock(Adjective)

    imitation, not genuine. (mock turtle soup, mock leather); fake

  8. Origin: From mokken, from mocquer, from mocken or mucken, both from *, from mukkjanan, from mūg-. Cognate with firmucken, Modern mucksen, dialectal mokkel.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mock(verb)

    to imitate; to mimic; esp., to mimic in sport, contempt, or derision; to deride by mimicry

  2. Mock(verb)

    to treat with scorn or contempt; to deride

  3. Mock(verb)

    to disappoint the hopes of; to deceive; to tantalize; as, to mock expectation

  4. Mock(verb)

    to make sport contempt or in jest; to speak in a scornful or jeering manner

  5. Mock(noun)

    an act of ridicule or derision; a scornful or contemptuous act or speech; a sneer; a jibe; a jeer

  6. Mock(noun)

    imitation; mimicry

  7. Mock(adj)

    imitating reality, but not real; false; counterfeit; assumed; sham

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Michael Connell:

    The mock carrier didn’t fire back.

  2. John McNerney:

    People who mock New Jersey have never been to Somerset or Hundertdon counties.

  3. La Fontaine:

    We ought never to mock the wretched, for who can be sure of being always happy?

  4. Peter Shankman:

    If you give anyone on Twitter the chance to mock anything they will find a way to do that.

  5. William Shakespeare:

    O, beware, my lord, of jealousy It is the green-eyed monster which doth mock The meat it feeds on.

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • قلدArabic
  • hochnehmen, nachäffen, nachgemacht, nachahmen, Schein-, aufziehenGerman
  • κοροϊδεύω, απογοητεύω, μιμούμαιGreek
  • mokiEsperanto
  • burlar, imitar, remedarSpanish
  • harjoituskoe, väärennös, ilkkua, pilkata, ivata, jäljitelmä, matkia, teko-, pilkka, pettääFinnish
  • imitation, imiter, examen blanc, se moquer, parodier, succédanéFrench
  • סניטה, אכזב, -דמה, סנטHebrew
  • दिखावटीHindi
  • pura-puraIndonesian
  • sbeffeggiare, simulato, derisione, scimmiottare, parodiare, schernire, finto, deludere, imitare, deridereItalian
  • מדומהHebrew
  • 模造品, 嘲り, 真似る, 嘲笑Japanese
  • ყალბი, მოჩვენებითიGeorgian
  • whakatoitoi, whakatoiMāori
  • herme, herme etter, imitereNorwegian
  • imitatie, nadoen, namaak, namaak-, imiteren, afgietsel, naäpenDutch
  • mockNorwegian
  • kpić, udawany, wyśmiewać się, sztucznyPolish
  • desapontar, escarnecer, simulado, remedar, falso, imitar, imitação, macaquear, simular, escárnio, decepcionar, arremedar, motejoPortuguese
  • assipayayQuechua
  • имитировать, подделка, насмешка, пародия, передразнивать, поддельный, подражатьRussian
  • rugatiSerbo-Croatian
  • reta, sken-, låtsas-, efterapa, imitera, härmaSwedish

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