Definitions for mockeryˈmɒk ə ri

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word mockery

Princeton's WordNet

  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

Wiktionary

  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 Dictionary

  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.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mockery in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mockery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kim Jong:

    It made a mockery of our sovereignty.

  2. Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir:

    This is nothing but a mockery and its aim is to deter Khaleda from politics.

  3. Kedar Joshi:

    The worst mockery God can make of a moralist is that He compels him to be a solipsist.

  4. David Scott:

    The house is about celebrating life and to be reminded about how precious it is! Not to make a mockery.

  5. The Russian ministry:

    One gets an impression that the mockery of our memorial sites in Poland has been built into the state policy.

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