Synonyms and Antonyms of mockery

  1. 1 a poor, insincere, or insulting imitation of something the resort's Old West show for tourists is a mockery of Native American culture Synonyms caricature, cartoon, farce, joke, parody, sham, travesty Related Words burlesque, comedy; lampoon, takeoff; counterfeit, fake, feigning, forgery, hoax, humbug, knockoff, phony (also phoney), pretense (or pretence), sham, simulation Near Antonyms homage, tribute

  2. 2 a person or thing that is made fun of you won't make a mockery of me! Synonyms butt, derision, jest, joke, mark, mock, laughingstock, sport, targetRelated Words chump, dupe, fall guy, fool, gull, monkey, pigeon, sap, sucker, victimNear Antonyms darling, favorite, pet

  3. 3 the making of unkind jokes as a way of showing one's scorn for someone or something insulted by their mockery of his Southern mannerisms Synonyms derision, ridicule, sportRelated Words contempt, disdain, scorn; belittlement, deprecation, disparagement; catcall, insult, put-down; laughter, snickering; burlesque, caricature, mimicry, pasquinade, satireNear Antonyms applause, approval, commendation, praise

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to criticize severely

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