Definitions for mockeryˈmɒk ə ri
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
mock•er•yˈmɒk ə ri(n.)(pl.)-er•ies.
a derisive, imitative action or speech.
a subject or occasion of derision.
a mocking pretense or imitation; travesty:
a mockery of justice.
something absurdly or offensively inadequate or unfitting.
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
Translations for mockery
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
an act of making fun of something
She could not bear the mockery of the other children.
- سُخْرِيَه، إسْتِهْزاءArabic
- troçaPortuguese (BR)
- der SpottGerman
- κοροϊδία, εμπαιγμόςGreek
- burla, parodiaSpanish
- háð, aðhláturIcelandic
- presa in giroItalian
- 비웃음, 조소Korean
- pajuoka, pašaipaLithuanian
- latterliggjøring, hånNorwegian
- bătaie de jocRomanian
- насмешка; издевательствоRussian
- begabbelse, retsamhet, hånSwedish
- 嘲弄Chinese (Trad.)
- насмішка, глумUkrainian
- trò đùaVietnamese
- 嘲笑Chinese (Simp.)
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