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
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