Definitions for mockingly

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mock*mɒk(v.t.)

  1. to treat with ridicule or contempt; deride.

  2. to mimic; imitate.

  3. to challenge; defy:

    His actions mock convention.

  4. to delude; disappoint.

  5. (v.i.)to scoff; jeer (often fol. by at).

  6. (n.)an act of mocking.

  7. something mocked.

  8. an imitation.

  9. (adj.)feigned:

    a mock battle.

* Syn: See ridicule.

Origin of mock:

1400–50; < MF mocquer, OF; of uncert. orig.

mock′ing•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. jeeringly, mockingly, gibingly(adverb)

    in a disrespectful jeering manner

  2. derisively, scoffingly, derisorily, mockingly(adverb)

    in a disrespectful and mocking manner

    "`Sorry,' she repeated derisively"

Wiktionary

  1. mockingly(Adverb)

    said, written or done with the intent to mock, or ridicule.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mockingly(adverb)

    by way of derision; in a contemptuous or mocking manner


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