Definitions for mockeryˈmɒk ə ri
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jeer, jeering, mockery, scoff, scoffing(noun)
showing your contempt by derision
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
parody, mockery, takeoff(noun)
humorous or satirical mimicry
The action of mocking; ridicule, derision.
Something so lacking in necessary qualities as to inspire ridicule; a laughing-stock.
Something insultingly imitative; an offensively futile action, gesture etc.
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.
Origin: Fropm mokerie, mokery, and mocquerie, moquerie, from moquer, moker + -erie, perhaps from Greek μωκός - mokos, "mocker".
the act of mocking, deriding, and exposing to contempt, by mimicry, by insincere imitation, or by a false show of earnestness; a counterfeit appearance
insulting or contemptuous action or speech; contemptuous merriment; derision; ridicule
subject of laughter, derision, or sport
Origin: [F. moquerie.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It made a mockery of our sovereignty.
This is nothing but a mockery and its aim is to deter Khaleda from politics.
The worst mockery God can make of a moralist is that He compels him to be a solipsist.
The house is about celebrating life and to be reminded about how precious it is! Not to make a mockery.
One gets an impression that the mockery of our memorial sites in Poland has been built into the state policy.
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