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English Dictionary: mock by the DICT Development Group
5 results for mock
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. constituting a copy or imitation of something; "boys in mock battle"
  1. the act of mocking or ridiculing; "they made a mock of him"
  1. treat with contempt; "The new constitution mocks all democratic principles"
    Synonym(s): mock, bemock
  2. imitate with mockery and derision; "The children mocked their handicapped classmate"
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Mock \Mock\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Mocked}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      {Mocking}.] [F. moquer, of uncertain origin; cf. OD. mocken
      to mumble, G. mucken, OSw. mucka.]
      1. To imitate; to mimic; esp., to mimic in sport, contempt,
            or derision; to deride by mimicry.
                     To see the life as lively mocked as ever Still sleep
                     mocked death.                                    --Shak.
                     Mocking marriage with a dame of France. --Shak.
      2. To treat with scorn or contempt; to deride.
                     Elijah mocked them, and said, Cry aloud. --1 Kings
                                                                              xviii. 27.
                     Let not ambition mock their useful toil. --Gray.
      3. To disappoint the hopes of; to deceive; to tantalize; as,
            to mock expectation.
                     Thou hast mocked me, and told me lies. --Judg. xvi.
                     He will not . . . Mock us with his blest sight, then
                     snatch him hence.                              --Milton.
      Syn: To deride; ridicule; taunt; jeer; tantalize; disappoint.
               See {Deride}.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Mock \Mock\, v. i.
      To make sport contempt or in jest; to speak in a scornful or
      jeering manner.
               When thou mockest, shall no man make thee ashamed?
                                                                              --Job xi. 3.
               She had mocked at his proposal.               --Froude.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Mock \Mock\, n.
      1. An act of ridicule or derision; a scornful or contemptuous
            act or speech; a sneer; a jibe; a jeer.
                     Fools make a mock at sin.                  --Prov. xiv.
      2. Imitation; mimicry. [R.] --Crashaw.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Mock \Mock\, a.
      Imitating reality, but not real; false; counterfeit; assumed;
               That superior greatness and mock majesty. --Spectator.
      {Mock bishop's weed} (Bot.), a genus of slender umbelliferous
            herbs ({Discopleura}) growing in wet places.
      {Mock heroic}, burlesquing the heroic; as, a mock heroic
      {Mock lead}. See {Blende} (
      a ).
      {Mock nightingale} (Zo[94]l.), the European blackcap.
      {Mock orange} (Bot.), 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
      {Mock velvet}, a fabric made in imitation of velvet. See
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