HyperDic: mock

English > 4 senses of the word mock:
VERBcommunicationmock, bemocktreat with contempt
communicationmockimitate with mockery and derision
ADJECTIVEallmockconstituting a copy or imitation of something
NOUNactmockthe act of mocking or ridiculing
mock > pronunciation
Soundsmaa'k
Rhymesaftershock ... woodcock: 87 rhymes with aak...
English > mock: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningconstituting a copy or imitation of something.
Example"boys in mock battle"
Broadercounterfeit, imitativenot genuine
Spanishfingido, imitado, simulado
Catalanartificial, de prova, fingit, imitat, simulat
English > mock: 4 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of mocking or ridiculing.
Example"they made a mock of him"
Broaderderision, ridiculeThe act of deriding or treating with contempt / contempt
Verbsmockimitate with mockery and derision
English > mock: 4 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningtreat with contempt.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example"The new constitution mocks all democratic principles"
Synonymbemock
Narrowerderidetreat or speak of with contempt / contempt / contempt
ridicule, roast, guy, blackguard, laugh at, jest at, rib, make fun, poke funsubject to laughter or ridicule
tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally, rideharass with persistent criticism or carping
Broadertreat, handle, do byinteract in a certain way
Spanishburlarse, burlar, menospreciar, ridiculizar
Catalanfer befa, fer escarni, mofar-se
Nounsmockersomeone who jeers or mocks or treats something with contempt / contempt or calls out in derision
mockeryshowing your contempt / contempt by derision
English > mock: 4 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningimitate with mockery and derision.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"The children mocked their handicapped classmate"
Narrowercaricature, aperepresent / represent in or produce a caricature of
impersonaterepresent another person with comic intentions
spoof, burlesque, parodymake a parody of
Broaderimitate, copy, simulateReproduce someone's behavior or looks
Spanishburlarse, escarnecer, mofarse
Catalanfer befa, fer escarni, mofar-se
Nounsmockthe act of mocking or ridiculing
mockersomeone who jeers or mocks or treats something with contempt / contempt or calls out in derision

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