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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

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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. 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 !'.

  2. 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!

  3. Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic:

    Pristina is mocking both the international community and the European Union.

  4. 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.

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Those who can't hear the music always laugh contemptuously at the dancing stars, thinking that those dancers must be crazy. You must ignore their mocking laughter, just kick off your shoes, and keep on dancing like there is nobody watching. "You're the Dancing Queen. You can dance, you can jive, having the time of your life." - as ᗅᗺᗷᗅ said it so appropriately. Never miss a chance to dance, and the last laugh will always be yours. Continuer danse, Danser étoile!

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