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mock

 (mŏk)
v. mocked, mock·ing, mocks
v.tr.
1.
a. To treat with ridicule or contempt; deride: was mocked for contradicting himself; mocked her superficial understanding of the issues. See Synonyms at ridicule.
b. To imitate in fun or derision: mocked his high-pitched voice.
c. To mimic or resemble closely: a whistle that mocks the call of seabirds.
2.
a. To frustrate the hopes or intentions of: "The massive blister mocked my efforts" (Willie Morris).
b. To cause to appear irrelevant, ineffectual, or impossible: "The Depression mocked the Puritan assumption that failure in life was the wages of sin when even the hardest-working, most pious husbands began to lose hope" (Walter McDougall).
v.intr.
To express scorn or ridicule; jeer: They mocked at the idea.
n.
1. The act of mocking.
2. An object of scorn or derision: became the mock of his associates.
adj.
Simulated; false; sham: a mock battle.
adv.
In an insincere or pretending manner: mock sorrowful.
Idiom:
make/a mock of
To subject to ridicule; mock.

[Middle English mokken, from Old French mocquer.]

mock′er n.
mock′ing·ly adv.

mock

(mɒk)
vb
1. (when: intr, often foll by at) to behave with scorn or contempt (towards); show ridicule (for)
2. (tr) to imitate, esp in fun; mimic
3. (tr) to deceive, disappoint, or delude
4. (tr) to defy or frustrate: the team mocked the visitors' attempt to score.
n
5. the act of mocking
6. a person or thing mocked
7. a counterfeit; imitation
8. (Education) (often plural) informal (in England and Wales) the school examinations taken as practice before public examinations
adj (prenominal)
9. sham or counterfeit
10. serving as an imitation or substitute, esp for practice purposes: a mock battle; mock finals.
[C15: from Old French mocquer]
ˈmockable adj
ˈmocker n
ˈmocking n, adj
ˈmockingly adv

mock

(mɒk)

v.t.
1. to treat with ridicule or contempt; deride.
2. to mimic; imitate.
3. to challenge; defy: His actions mock convention.
4. to delude; disappoint.
v.i.
5. to scoff; jeer (often fol. by at).
n.
6. an act of mocking.
7. something mocked.
8. an imitation.
adj.
9. feigned: a mock battle.
[1400–50; < Middle French mocquer, Old French; of uncertain orig.]
mock′a•ble, adj.
mock′er, n.
mock′ing•ly, adv.
syn: See ridicule.

mock


Past participle: mocked
Gerund: mocking

Imperative
mock
mock
Present
I mock
you mock
he/she/it mocks
we mock
you mock
they mock
Preterite
I mocked
you mocked
he/she/it mocked
we mocked
you mocked
they mocked
Present Continuous
I am mocking
you are mocking
he/she/it is mocking
we are mocking
you are mocking
they are mocking
Present Perfect
I have mocked
you have mocked
he/she/it has mocked
we have mocked
you have mocked
they have mocked
Past Continuous
I was mocking
you were mocking
he/she/it was mocking
we were mocking
you were mocking
they were mocking
Past Perfect
I had mocked
you had mocked
he/she/it had mocked
we had mocked
you had mocked
they had mocked
Future
I will mock
you will mock
he/she/it will mock
we will mock
you will mock
they will mock
Future Perfect
I will have mocked
you will have mocked
he/she/it will have mocked
we will have mocked
you will have mocked
they will have mocked
Future Continuous
I will be mocking
you will be mocking
he/she/it will be mocking
we will be mocking
you will be mocking
they will be mocking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been mocking
you have been mocking
he/she/it has been mocking
we have been mocking
you have been mocking
they have been mocking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been mocking
you will have been mocking
he/she/it will have been mocking
we will have been mocking
you will have been mocking
they will have been mocking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been mocking
you had been mocking
he/she/it had been mocking
we had been mocking
you had been mocking
they had been mocking
Conditional
I would mock
you would mock
he/she/it would mock
we would mock
you would mock
they would mock
Past Conditional
I would have mocked
you would have mocked
he/she/it would have mocked
we would have mocked
you would have mocked
they would have mocked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mock - the act of mocking or ridiculingmock - the act of mocking or ridiculing; "they made a mock of him"
derision, ridicule - the act of deriding or treating with contempt
Verb1.mock - treat with contemptmock - treat with contempt; "The new constitution mocks all democratic principles"
bait, tantalise, tantalize, taunt, razz, twit, tease, cod, rag, rally, ride - harass with persistent criticism or carping; "The children teased the new teacher"; "Don't ride me so hard over my failure"; "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"
blackguard, guy, jest at, laugh at, make fun, poke fun, ridicule, roast, rib - subject to laughter or ridicule; "The satirists ridiculed the plans for a new opera house"; "The students poked fun at the inexperienced teacher"; "His former students roasted the professor at his 60th birthday"
deride - treat or speak of with contempt; "He derided his student's attempt to solve the biggest problem in mathematics"
do by, treat, handle - interact in a certain way; "Do right by her"; "Treat him with caution, please"; "Handle the press reporters gently"
2.mock - imitate with mockery and derision; "The children mocked their handicapped classmate"
caricature, ape - represent in or produce a caricature of; "The drawing caricatured the President"
impersonate - represent another person with comic intentions
burlesque, spoof, parody - make a parody of; "The students spoofed the teachers"
imitate, simulate, copy - reproduce someone's behavior or looks; "The mime imitated the passers-by"; "Children often copy their parents or older siblings"
Adj.1.mock - constituting a copy or imitation of somethingmock - constituting a copy or imitation of something; "boys in mock battle"
counterfeit, imitative - not genuine; imitating something superior; "counterfeit emotion"; "counterfeit money"; "counterfeit works of art"; "a counterfeit prince"

mock

verb
1. laugh at, insult, tease, ridicule, taunt, scorn, sneer, scoff, deride, flout, make fun of, wind someone up (Brit. slang), poke fun at, chaff, take the mickey out of (informal), jeer at, take the piss out of (taboo slang), show contempt for, make a monkey out of, laugh to scorn I thought you were mocking me.
laugh at respect, encourage, praise, revere, big up (slang, chiefly Caribbean)
adjective
1. imitation, pretended, artificial, forged, fake, false, faked, dummy, bogus, sham, fraudulent, pseudo (informal), counterfeit, feigned, spurious, ersatz, phoney or phony (informal) 'It's tragic,' he swooned in mock horror.
imitation real, true, natural, genuine, authentic, sincere dinkum (Austral & N.Z. informal) unfeigned
noun laughing stock, mockery, fool, dupe, sport, travesty, jest, Aunt Sally (Brit.) She found herself made a mock of.

mock

verb
1. To make fun or make fun of:
Chiefly British: quiz.
Idiom: poke fun at.
2. To copy (the manner or expression of another), especially in an exaggerated or mocking way:
noun
A false, derisive, or impudent imitation of something:
adjective
Made to imitate something else:
Informal: pretend.
Translations
سَاخِرٌغَيْر حَقيقي، صُوَرييَسْخَرُ مِنَيَهْزأ، يَسْخَر
falešnýpředstíranývysmívat sezesměšnit
falskgøre nar afhånekunstig
pilkatapilkkateko-vale-imitoida
rugati setobožnji
hæîa, gera aî athlægiuppgerîar-
あざけるまがいの
놀리다모조의
izsmietneīststēlotsviltots
zasmehovati
förlöjligalåtsad
เยาะเย้ยเลียนแบบ
coi thườnggiả

mock

[mɒk]
A. VT (= ridicule) → mofarse de, burlarse de; (= mimic) → imitar, remedar
you shouldn't mock other people's beliefsno hay que mofarse or burlarse de las creencias de la gente
B. VImofarse, burlarse
to mock at sth/sbmofarse de algo/algn, burlarse de algo/algn
C. ADJ (= feigned) [solemnity, terror] → fingido, simulado; (= imitation) [leather, fur] → de imitación
in mock despairfingiendo desesperación
in mock horrorfingiendo estar horrorizado
D. N
1. to make a mock of sthponer algo en ridículo
2. mocks (Brit) (Scol) → exámenes mpl de prueba
E. CPD mock battle Nsimulacro m (de batalla)
mock exam Nexamen m de prueba
mock orange N (Bot) → jeringuilla f, celinda f
mock trial Njuicio m de prueba

mock

[ˈmɒk]
vt [+ person, thing] → se moquer de
adj
(= imitation) [leather, wood] → imitation before n
mock leather → simili cuir, imitation cuir
(= not real) a mock wedding → un simulacre de mariage
a mock battle → un simulacre de bataille
a mock trial → un simulacre de procès
(= pretended) [horror, disapproval, despair] → feint(e)
(to give practice) [interview] → simulé(e) mocks
npl (= examinations) → examens mpl blancs mock-Tudor

mock

n
to make a mock of somethingetw ad absurdum führen; (= put an end to)etw vereiteln or zunichtemachen
mocks (Brit Sch inf) → Probeprüfungen pl
adj attr emotionsgespielt; crash, examinationsimuliert; execution, trialgestellt; mock leather/furKunstleder nt/-pelz m; the house is mock Tudordas Haus ist nachgemachtes Tudor; mock attack/fightScheinangriff/-kampf m
vt
(= ridicule)sich lustig machen über (+acc), → verspotten
(= mimic)nachmachen, nachäffen
(= defy)trotzen (+dat); lawsich hinwegsetzen über (+acc); (= set at nought) plans, effortsvereiteln, zunichtemachen
vi to mock at somebody/somethingsich über jdn/etw lustig machen; don’t mockmokier dich nicht!, spotte nicht! (geh)

mock

:
mock-heroic
adj (Liter) → heroisch-komisch; mock poemkomisches Epos
mock-heroics
pl (Liter) → heroisch-komische Passage(n) f(pl)

mock

:
mock moon
n (Astron) → Nebenmond m
mock orange
mock trial
n (Jur) → Scheinprozess m
mock turtle soup
nMockturtlesuppe f
mock-up
nModell ntin Originalgröße

mock

[mɒk]
1. adj (gen) → finto/a, falso/a; (battle, exams) → simulato/a
mock Tudor → in stile Tudor
2. vt (ridicule, person) → canzonare, deridere, farsi beffe di; (plan, efforts) → ridicolizzare, farsi beffe di; (mimic) → scimmiottare
3. vi to mock atfarsi beffe di
mock up vt + advcostruire un modello di

mock

(mok) verb
to laugh at or cause to seem ridiculous. They mocked her efforts at cooking.
adjective
pretended or not real. a mock battle; He looked at me in mock horror.
ˈmockery noun
an act of making fun of something. She could not bear the mockery of the other children.
ˈmocking adjective
a mocking laugh.
ˈmockingly adverb

mock

سَاخِرٌ, يَسْخَرُ مِنَ falešný, zesměšnit falsk, håne unecht, verspotten χλευάζω, ψεύτικος mofarse, simulado pilkata, vale- faux, se moquer rugati se, tobožnji deridere, finto あざける, まがいの 놀리다, 모조의 onecht, spotten met latterliggjøre, uekte pozorny, wyśmiewać falso, ridicularizar насмехаться, поддельный förlöjliga, låtsad เยาะเย้ย, เลียนแบบ alay etmek, deneme sınavı coi thường, giả 假的, 嘲笑
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