Definition Of mockeries


teasing and contemptuous language or behavior directed at a particular person or thing.

stung by her mockery, Frankie hung his head

Example Of mockeries

  • A few words of mockery and sarcasm might have slipped, but generally, we were certainly not arch rivals.

  • after a mockery of a trial in London, he was executed

  • Anything's open for ridicule or criticism or mockery .

  • ‘Any conclusion that this is about spying on residents would be a grotesque misunderstanding of the training provided and a mockery of our intentions,’ a trust director said.

  • ‘Too right,’ said Tina, who was the only girl in their year who took politics and inevitably bore the brunt of the boys' mockery and teasing.

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