verb (used with object)
to attack or treat with ridicule, contempt, or derision.
to ridicule by mimicry of action or speech; mimic derisively.
to mimic, imitate, or counterfeit.
to challenge; defy:
His actions mock convention.
to deceive, delude, or disappoint.
verb (used without object)
to use ridicule or derision; scoff; jeer (often followed by at).
a contemptuous or derisive imitative action or speech; mockery or derision.
something mocked or derided; an object of derision.
an imitation; counterfeit; fake.
a hard pattern representing the surface of a plate with a warped form, upon which the plate is beaten to shape after furnacing.
bed (def 23).
feigned; not real; sham:
a mock battle.
mock up, to build a mock-up of.
when intr, often foll by at. to behave with scorn or contempt (towards); show ridicule (for)
(transitive) to imitate, esp in fun; mimic
(transitive) to deceive, disappoint, or delude
(transitive) to defy or frustrate: the team mocked the visitors’ attempt to score
the act of mocking
a person or thing mocked
a counterfeit; imitation
(often pl) (informal) (in England and Wales) the school examinations taken as practice before public examinations
sham or counterfeit
serving as an imitation or substitute, esp for practice purposes: a mock battle, mock finals
noun 1. a student appointed to assist in the conduct of a class or school, as to help take attendance or keep order. 2. a person appointed to supervise students, applicants, etc., taking an examination, chiefly to prevent cheating; proctor. 3. a person who admonishes, especially with reference to conduct. 4. something that serves to […]
[self-mawr-tuh-fi-key-shuh n] /ˈsɛlfˌmɔr tə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the inflicting of pain or privation on oneself: He was certain that self-mortification was the only road to salvation.
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