What does mocking mean?

Definitions for mocking

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word mocking.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. derisive, gibelike, jeering, mocking, taunting(adj)

    abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule

    "derisive laughter"; "a jeering crowd"; "her mocking smile"; "taunting shouts of `coward' and `sissy'"

  2. mocking, teasing, quizzical(adj)

    playfully vexing (especially by ridicule)

    "his face wore a somewhat quizzical almost impertinent air"- Lawrence Durrell

Wiktionary

  1. mocking(Noun)

    action of the verb to mock

  2. mocking(Adjective)

    derisive or contemptuous

  3. mocking(Adjective)

    teasing or taunting

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mocking

    of Mock

  2. Mocking(adj)

    imitating, esp. in derision, or so as to cause derision; mimicking; derisive

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mocking in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mocking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. David Standish:

    New Jersey is one of the best kept secrets in the United States. So, I say let the uninformed keep mocking it, those of us in the know are laughing right back at the ones making fun of it!

  2. Leung Chun-ying:

    I guess (the Chinese authorities) don't like people mocking government officials, especially high-ranking government officials after the movement. They have become more cautious about criticisms about them.

  3. Scott Levin:

    Holding an event mocking the Muslim observance of Ramadan, a holy time in the Muslim faith, is highly offensive and abhorrent. As a community, we must reject anti-Muslim bigotry whenever and wherever it surfaces.

  4. Gareth Iwan Jones:

    There's a lot that's quite humorous about caravanning, and I always look for unintentional humor. But I didn't set out to make a mocking documentary book on caravanning, i wanted to show it for what it is and be quite honest.

  5. Sarah Palin:

    We walked away from the draft of that treaty giving a win to Iran, our sworn enemy, iran, who immediately after the deal was struck, started mocking us and poking us and saying yes, of course we're going to violate it. Thanks for freeing up $150 billion, America, too.

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