Definitions for mockeryˈmɒk ə ri

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. jeer, jeering, mockery, scoff, scoffing(noun)

    showing your contempt by derision

  2. parody, lampoon, spoof, sendup, mockery, takeoff, burlesque, travesty, charade, pasquinade, put-on(noun)

    a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way

  3. parody, mockery, takeoff(noun)

    humorous or satirical mimicry

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. mockery(Noun)

    The action of mocking; ridicule, derision.

  2. mockery(Noun)

    Something so lacking in necessary qualities as to inspire ridicule; a laughing-stock.

  3. mockery(Noun)

    Something insultingly imitative; an offensively futile action, gesture etc.

  4. mockery(Noun)

    Mimicry, imitation, now usually in a derogatory sense; a travesty, a ridiculous simulacrum.

    The defendant wasn't allowed to speak at his own trial - it was a mockery of justice.

  5. Origin: Fropm mokerie, mokery, and mocquerie, moquerie, from moquer, moker + -erie, perhaps from Greek μωκός - mokos, "mocker".

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Mockery(noun)

    the act of mocking, deriding, and exposing to contempt, by mimicry, by insincere imitation, or by a false show of earnestness; a counterfeit appearance

  2. Mockery(noun)

    insulting or contemptuous action or speech; contemptuous merriment; derision; ridicule

  3. Mockery(noun)

    subject of laughter, derision, or sport

  4. Origin: [F. moquerie.]


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