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Princeton's WordNet

  1. derisive, gibelike, jeering, mocking, tauntingadjective

    abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule

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

  2. mocking, teasing, quizzicaladjective

    playfully vexing (especially by ridicule)

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

Wiktionary

  1. mockingnoun

    action of the verb to mock

  2. mockingadjective

    derisive or contemptuous

  3. mockingadjective

    teasing or taunting

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mocking

    of Mock

  2. Mockingadjective

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

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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

Examples of mocking in a Sentence

  1. David McIntosh.Nevertheless:

    He claims to be a Trump Republican, but in the short time Mr. Vance has been active in politics he's spent the bulk of it tearing down President President Trump and mocking President Trump voters.

  2. Ari Fleischer:

    It tells you about the president himself, presidents can hire funny speechwriters, but for the jokes to come off well, they have to really be reflective of the president's personality. Bush, in private and in public, had a self-mocking personality, self-deprecating, full of humor.

  3. Adam Schiff:

    I discovered something very significant by mocking the President and that is for a man who loves to mock others, he does not like to be mocked. As it turns out, he's got a pretty thin skin. Who would have thought it ? never mind that I said I wasn't using his words before I said, and I wasn't using his words after I said it, and I said I was making a parody of his words --' It's an outrage ! He mocked the President, that Schiff ! Terrible !'.

  4. 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!

  5. Brian Fallon:

    Trump mocking Dr. Blasey Ford at a rally makes it clear : if these so-called Senate moderates vote for Kavanaugh now, they are siding with Trump's cruelty over the bravery of a sexual assault survivor.

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