Thesaurus

mock

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of mock

  1. 1 being such in appearance only and made with or manufactured from usually cheaper materials mock turtle soup Synonyms of mock artificial, bogus, dummy, ersatz, factitious, fake, false, faux, imitative, man-made, mimic, imitation, pretend, sham, simulated, substitute, syntheticWords Related to mock cultured, manufactured, process; unauthentic; adulterated, designer, doctored, engineered, fudged, juggled, manipulated, tampered (with); concocted, fabricated; counterfeit, deceptive, forged, fraudulent, misleading, phony (also phoney); affected, brummagem, feigned, pinchbeck, pseudo, spuriousNear Antonyms of mock authentic, bona fide, legitimate, true; premium, quality, valuable; pure, unadulteratedAntonyms of mock genuine, natural, real

  2. 2 lacking in natural or spontaneous quality since I had inadvertently learned what I was getting, I opened the present with mock surprise Synonyms of mock affected, assumed, bogus, contrived, factitious, fake, false, feigned, forced, mechanical, artificial, phony (also phoney), plastic, pretended, pseudo, put-on, sham, simulated, spurious, strained, unnaturalWords Related to mock automatic, canned, concocted, fabricated, hokey, labored, manufactured, pat, unauthentic, unreal, unrealistic; double-dealing, empty, facile, hollow, hypocritical, insincere, left-handed, mealy, mealymouthed, two-faced, unctuous; exaggerated, histrionic, melodramatic, overacted, overdone, theatrical (also theatric); cute, cutesy, genteel, goody-goody, mincing, overrefined, simpering; conventional, formal, impersonal, inflexible, rigid, stiff, stylized, wooden; artful, calculated, conscious, cultivated, deliberate, premeditated, studiedNear Antonyms of mock authentic, bona fide, real, realistic, right, true; honest, ingenuous, sincere, unpretending; easy, effortless, smooth; extemporaneous, impromptu, impulsive, instinctive, unconscious, unprompted, unrehearsed, unstudiedAntonyms of mock artless, genuine, natural, spontaneous, unaffected, uncontrived, unfeigned, unforced


mock

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of mock

  1. 1 a person or thing that is made fun of they made a mock of the new recruit in front of the whole unit Synonyms of mock butt, derision, jest, joke, mark, laughingstock, mockery, sport, targetWords Related to mock chump, dupe, fall guy, fool, gull, monkey, pigeon, sap, sucker, victimNear Antonyms of mock darling, favorite, pet

  2. 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 Synonyms of mock carbon, carbon copy, clone, dummy, dupe, duplicate, duplication, facsimile, imitation, copy, reduplication, replica, replication, reproductionWords Related to mock counterfeit, fake, forgery, knockoff, phony (also phoney), rip-off, rubber stamp, sham; miniature, mock-up, simulation; reconstruction, re-creation; image, likeness, semblance, shadow; impression, imprint, print; approximation, reincarnation, version; extra, reserve, spareAntonyms of mock archetype, original, prototype


mock

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of mock

  1. 1 to copy or exaggerate (someone or something) in order to make fun of mocked the bully's swaggering walk behind his back Synonyms of mock burlesque, caricature, do, imitate, mimic, parody, send up, spoof, travestyWords Related to mock lampoon, pasquinade, satirize; deride, gibe (or jibe), ridicule; ape, copycat, monkey, parrot; duplicate, emulate, replicate, reproduce; act, counterfeit, dissemble, fake, feign, pretend, sham, simulate; elaborate, embellish, embroider, exaggerate, magnify, pad, play up, stretch; amplify, enhance, enlarge (on or upon), expand, flesh (out), overdraw, overstate, put on; mime, pantomime; impersonate, perform, personate, play

  2. 2 to make (someone or something) the object of unkind laughter the fashion gurus loved to mock the first lady for her unsophisticated clothes Synonyms of mock deride, gibe (or jibe), jeer, laugh (at), ridicule, scout, shoot down, skewerWords Related to mock scoff (at), scorn, sneer (at); bad-mouth, belittle, decry, disparage, pooh-pooh (also pooh), put down; chaff, jive, josh, kid, quiz, rally, razz, rib, ride, tease, tweak, twit; bait, barrack [chiefly British], bug, catcall, harass, harry, hassle, heckle, needle, pester, rag, target, taunt, torment; ape, burlesque, caricature, imitate, lampoon, mimic, parody, parrot, pillory, satirize, take off (on), travestyNear Antonyms of mock applaud, approve, commend, endorse (also indorse), sanction

  3. 3 to go against the commands, prohibitions, or rules of a person willing to mock the religious prohibition against working on the Sabbath Synonyms of mock defy, disobey, rebel (against)Words Related to mock disoblige; mutiny (against), revolt (against); disregard, ignore, overlook, overpass, pass over, tune out; brush off, dismiss, flout, pooh-pooh (also pooh), reject, scoff (at), scorn, shrug off, wink (at); breach, break, infringe, transgress, violate; buck, combat, contest, dispute, fight, oppose, resist, withstandNear Antonyms of mock capitulate (to), concede (to), defer (to), goose-step (to), serve, stoop (to), submit (to), surrender (to), yield (to); cooperate (with); keep, observe; accede (to), acquiesce (to), agree (to), assent (to), oblige; attend, hear, heed, listen (to), mark, note, notice, regard, watchAntonyms of mock comply (with), conform (to), follow, mind, obey

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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