mocker


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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 ?
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.
Fairholme, suspecting mockery, frowned, and Miss Wilson looked severely at the mocker.
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?
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.
He does not know--how should he, mocker that he is?
teetotaler, to apprise the barkeeper that wine is a mocker.
But they think me cold, and a mocker with terrible jests.
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.
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Milton's co-week mocker Micky Flanagan is Back In The Game on a slightly bigger stage at the NIA.