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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.

mocker

(ˈmɒkə)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) clothing
vb (tr)
(Clothing & Fashion) all mockered up dressed up
[of unknown origin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mocker - someone who jeers or mocks or treats something with contempt or calls out in derisionmocker - someone who jeers or mocks or treats something with contempt or calls out in derision
disagreeable person, unpleasant person - a person who is not pleasant or agreeable
2.mocker - long-tailed grey-and-white songbird of the southern United States able to mimic songs of other birdsmocker - long-tailed grey-and-white songbird of the southern United States able to mimic songs of other birds
oscine, oscine bird - passerine bird having specialized vocal apparatus
genus Mimus, Mimus - type genus of the family Mimidae: mockingbirds
Translations

mocker

[ˈmɒkəʳ] N
1. (= scoffer) → mofador(a) m/f
2. to put the mockers on sthdar al traste con algo
to put the mockers on sbhacer que algn fracase

mocker

n
Spötter(in) m(f), → spöttischer Mensch
to put the mockers on something (Brit inf) → etw vermasseln (inf)

mocker

[ˈmɒkəʳ] nchi prende in giro
References in classic literature ?
for, in less than a week, we had the miracle of the mocker of pilgrims divinely punished by Notre-Dame d'Aubervilliers, and that was the second miracle within a month.
A catbird, the Northern mocker, lit in a tree over Tom's head, and trilled out her imitations of her neighbors in a rapture of enjoyment; then a shrill jay swept down, a flash of blue flame, and stopped on a twig almost within the boy's reach, cocked his head to one side and eyed the strangers with a consuming curiosity; a gray squirrel and a big fellow of the "fox" kind came skurrying along, sitting up at intervals to inspect and chatter at the boys, for the wild things had probably never seen a human being before and scarcely knew whether to be afraid or not.
Oh, don't worry about me, Sir Mocker," said Danglars; then turning to the count he said, "but will you undertake to speak to the father?
But they think me cold, and a mocker with terrible jests.
He does not know--how should he, mocker that he is?
Fairholme, suspecting mockery, frowned, and Miss Wilson looked severely at the mocker.
teetotaler, to apprise the barkeeper that wine is a mocker.
From under his creased brows he glowered with hate at the mockers.
Stiggins did not desire his hearers to be upon their guard against those false prophets and wretched mockers of religion, who, without sense to expound its first doctrines, or hearts to feel its first principles, are more dangerous members of society than the common criminal; imposing, as they necessarily do, upon the weakest and worst informed, casting scorn and contempt on what should be held most sacred, and bringing into partial disrepute large bodies of virtuous and well-conducted persons of many excellent sects and persuasions.
As soon as her look was revealed, Twitter exploded with mocker on the former's choice of footwear.
Among the stories included in this book are: The Beaver and the Old Man, The Old Beggar, How the Rabbit Stole the Otter's Coat, Origin of the Pleiades and the Pine, What Became of the Rabbit, Origin of Light, The Spirit Land, The Fable of the Animals, The Theft of Fire, The Creation, The Empounded Water, The Deceived Blind Men, Manabozho's Wolf Brother, The Boy Who Became a God, Song of the Ghost Dance, A Raccoon Story, Iktomi, The Creation, Why the Possum's Tail is Bare, The Badger and the Bear, The White Faced Bear, The Elk Spirit of Lost Lake, The Raven Mocker, How the Kingfisher Got His Bill, and many, many more.
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