: insulting or contemptuous action or speech : derision
: a subject of laughter, derision, or sport
a : a counterfeit appearance : imitation
b : an insincere, contemptible, or impertinent imitation <makes a mockery of justice>
: something ridiculously or impudently unsuitable
Examples of MOCKERY
- His kind of personality invites mockery.
- the children's cruel mockery of each other
First Known Use of MOCKERY
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