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Definition of Mocking

Mocking
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. 13. He will not . . . Mock us with his blest sight, then snatch him hence. --Milton. Syn: To deride; ridicule; taunt; jeer; tantalize; disappoint. See Deride.
Mocking
Mocking Mock"ing, a. Imitating, esp. in derision, or so as to cause derision; mimicking; derisive. Mocking bird (Zo["o]l.), a North American singing bird (Mimus polyglottos), remarkable for its exact imitations of the notes of other birds. Its back is gray; the tail and wings are blackish, with a white patch on each wing; the outer tail feathers are partly white. The name is also applied to other species of the same genus, found in Mexico, Central America, and the West Indies. Mocking thrush (Zo["o]l.), any species of the genus Harporhynchus, as the brown thrush (H. rufus). Mocking wren (Zo["o]l.), any American wren of the genus Thryothorus, esp. T. Ludovicianus.

Meaning of Mocking from wikipedia

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