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mockery

mock·er·y

mockery

 
 
pronunciation:
ma k ri
part of speech: noun
inflections: mockeries
definition 1: contempt, derision, or ridicule, or an instance of this.
The teacher's lisp often made him the victim of student mockery.
 
synonyms:
contempt, derision, ridicule, scorn, sport
similar words:
disdain, gibe, jeering, mock, raillery, sarcasm, scoffing
definition 2: a derisive or mocking imitation; travesty.
synonyms:
parody, travesty
similar words:
burlesque, lampoon, satire, spoof, takeoff
definition 3: one who is an object of ridicule.
synonyms:
butt, mock, target
similar words:
jest, laughingstock
definition 4: something absurdly inadequate or offensively unfitting.
synonyms:
absurdity, farce, laugh, parody, travesty
similar words:
abomination, inanity, insult, joke