Definition of Mock

1. Noun. The act of mocking or ridiculing. "They made a mock of him"

Generic synonyms: Derision, Ridicule

2. Verb. Treat with contempt. "The new constitution mocks all democratic principles"
Exact synonyms: Bemock
Specialized synonyms: Bait, Cod, Rag, Rally, Razz, Ride, Tantalise, Tantalize, Taunt, Tease, Twit, Blackguard, Guy, Jest At, Laugh At, Make Fun, Poke Fun, Rib, Ridicule, Roast, Deride
Generic synonyms: Do By, Handle, Treat
Derivative terms: Mocker, Mockery

3. Adjective. Constituting a copy or imitation of something. "Boys in mock battle"
Similar to: Counterfeit, Imitative

4. Verb. Imitate with mockery and derision. "The children mocked their handicapped classmate"
Specialized synonyms: Ape, Caricature, Impersonate, Burlesque, Parody, Spoof
Generic synonyms: Copy, Imitate, Simulate
Derivative terms: Mocker

Definition of Mock

1. v. t. To imitate; to mimic; esp., to mimic in sport, contempt, or derision; to deride by mimicry.

2. v. i. To make sport in contempt or in jest; to speak in a scornful or jeering manner.

3. n. An act of ridicule or derision; a scornful or contemptuous act or speech; a sneer; a jibe; a jeer.

4. a. Imitating reality, but not real; false; counterfeit; assumed; sham.

Definition of Mock

1. Noun. An imitation, usually with the connotation that it's one of lesser quality. ¹

2. Noun. Mockery, the act of mocking. ¹

3. Noun. A practice exam set by an educating institution to prepare students for an important exam. ¹

4. Verb. To mimic, to simulate. ¹

5. Verb. To make fun of by mimicking, to taunt. ¹

6. Verb. To tantalise, and disappoint (the hopes of). ¹

7. Adjective. imitation, not genuine. (''mock turtle soup'', ''mock leather''); fake ¹

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Definition of Mock

1. to ridicule [v -ED, -ING, -S] : MOCKABLE [adj] - See also: ridicule

Medical Definition of Mock

1. Imitating reality, but not real; false; counterfeit; assumed; sham. "That superior greatness and mock majesty. " (Spectator) Mock bishop's weed, a genus of American and Asiatic shrubs (Philadelphus), with showy white flowers in panicled cymes. P. Coronarius, from Asia, has fragrant flowers; the American kinds are nearly scentless. Mock sun. See Parhelion. Mock turtle soup, a soup made of calf's head, veal, or other meat, and condiments, in imitation of green turtle soup. Mock velvet, a fabric made in imitation of velvet. See Mockado. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Mock

mock (current term)
mock azalia
mock exam
mock exams
mock orange
mock privet
mock strawberry
mock sun
mock turtle soup
mock up

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