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1mock–heroic

noun mock–he·ro·ic \ˌmäk-hi-ˈrō-ik, ˌmk-\

Definition of MOCK-HEROIC

:  a mock-heroic composition —called also mock-epic

First Known Use of MOCK-HEROIC

circa 1668

2mock–heroic

adjective

Definition of MOCK-HEROIC

:  ridiculing or burlesquing heroic style, character, or action <a mock–heroic poem>
mock–he·ro·ical·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

First Known Use of MOCK-HEROIC

1708

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