Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: mock
IPA transcription: [m'ɑk]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: mock
    Meaning: constituting a copy or imitation of something; "boys in mock battle"
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: mock
    Meaning: the act of mocking or ridiculing; "they made a mock of him"
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: mock, bemock
    Meaning: treat with contempt; "The new constitution mocks all democratic principles"
Usage examples
  • "Your Royal Highness, I will," he said, in tones of mock deference.
  • "And you dare come with her, here, and tell me of it, here and mock me with it!
  • "Well, little folks," said Julia in mock surprise, "what sort of a party is this?
  • And the old man stretched his hands out, and felt him, and said: "Do not mock me, young hero.
  • "Why, David Nesbit, how can you make such statements?" replied Grace, looking at the young man in mock disapproval.
  • The play was founded on the story of the "Mock Doctor;" and, from the gestures of the servants, who were the best actors, I should imagine contained some humour.
  • Every twig was pressed behind him noiselessly, and once when Rod struck his snow-shoe against the butt of a small tree the old Indian held up his hands in mock horror.
  • But, nevertheless, there would be some excitement in a farewell in which some mock affection might be displayed, and she would have an opportunity of abusing Mrs. Carbuncle.
  • This causes me to shudder and fear that at some time He may send a council of angels upon Germany utterly destroying us, like Sodom and Gomorrah, because we so wantonly mock Him with the Council.
  • "Oh, Gyp, is it possible that, instead of my capturing Black Donald, you are going to let Black Donald or somebody else catch me?" exclaimed Capitola, in mock despair, as she urged her wearied steed.