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mockery

noun

1 mockery

Showing your contempt by derision.

synonyms: jeer, jeering, scoff, scoffing.

Roget 929: disrespect, disesteem, disestimation; disparagement etc. (dispraise) 932, (detraction) 934.    irreverence; slight, neglect, spretae injuria formae [Lat.] [Vergil], ... show more

Roget 4: unsubstantiality, insubstantiality; nothingness, nihility; no degree, no part, no quantity, no thing.    nothing, naught, nil, nullity, zero, cipher, ... show more

Polish: drwina, kpina, przeĊ›miewka



2 mockery

A composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way.

synonyms: burlesque, lampoon, parody, pasquinade, put-on, send-up, sendup, spoof, takeoff, travesty.

Roget 19: imitation; copying etc. v.; transcription; repetition, duplication, reduplication; quotation; reproduction; mimeograph, xerox, facsimile; ... show more

Roget 545: deception; falseness etc. 544; untruth etc. 546; imposition, imposture; fraud, deceit, guile; fraudulence, fraudulency; ... show more

Roget 856: ridicule, derision; sardonic smile, sardonic grin; irrision; scoffing etc. (disrespect) 929; mockery, quiz, banter, irony, ... show more

Dutch: bedotterij, grap, mystificatie
Polish: karykatura, parodia, szarada

3 mockery

Humorous or satirical mimicry.

synonyms: parody, takeoff.

Dutch: parodie, persiflage


Moby thesaurus: a continental, a curse, a damn, a darn, a hoot, absurdity, abuse, affront, aggressive mimicry, apery, aspersion, atrocity, bagatelle, banter, bauble, bean, bibelot, bit, booing, brass farthing ... show more.

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