Mockery - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈmɑːkərɪ|  American pronunciation of the word mockery
Brit.  |ˈmɒk(ə)rɪ|  British pronunciation of the word mockery


- showing your contempt by derision (syn: jeer, scoff, scoffing)
- a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way (syn: burlesque, lampoon, parody, pasquinade, send-up, spoof, takeoff, travesty)
- humorous or satirical mimicry (syn: parody, takeoff)

Extra examples

His kind of personality invites mockery.

He calls me "Mrs. Prudence" in mockery.

We became the mockery of the foe.

He went through the mockery of a trial.

In her bitterness she felt that all rejoicing was mockery.

There was a hint of mockery in his voice.

She said that the trial had been a mockery.

His mockery frightened her and cut her to the bone.

This building plan makes a mockery of the government's environmental policy.

There was mockery now in those piercing blue eyes.

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