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mock

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mock

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1 a person or thing that is made fun of

  • they made a mock of the new recruit in front of the whole unit
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2 something that is made to look exactly like something else

  • obviously, the "priceless" Grecian urn that is destroyed in the movie was a mock
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mock

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1 to copy or exaggerate (someone or something) in order to make fun of

  • team members good-naturedly mocked the coach's familiar bellow
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2 to make (someone or something) the object of unkind laughter

  • the fashion gurus loved to mock the famous couple for their unsophisticated clothes
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cock a snook (at) also cock snooks (at) , make fun of, make sport of, poke fun at, rag on

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Synonym Discussion of mock

ridicule, deride, mock, taunt mean to make an object of laughter of. ridicule implies a deliberate often malicious belittling.
    • consistently ridiculed everything she said
deride suggests contemptuous and often bitter ridicule.
    • derided their efforts to start their own business
mock implies scorn often ironically expressed as by mimicry or sham deference.
    • youngsters began to mock the helpless wino
taunt suggests jeeringly provoking insult or challenge.
    • hometown fans taunted the visiting team


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