Mock
Mock Mock, a. Imitating reality, but not real; false; counterfeit; assumed; sham. [1913 Webster]

That superior greatness and mock majesty. --Spectator. [1913 Webster]

{Mock bishop's weed} (Bot.), a genus of slender umbelliferous herbs ({Discopleura}) growing in wet places.

{Mock heroic}, burlesquing the heroic; as, a mock heroic poem.

{Mock lead}. See {Blende} ( a ).

{Mock nightingale} (Zo["o]l.), the European blackcap.

{Mock orange} (Bot.), a genus of American and Asiatic shrubs ({Philadelphus}), with showy white flowers in panicled cymes. {Philadelphus coronarius}, from Asia, has fragrant flowers; the American kinds are nearly scentless.

{Mock sun}. See {Parhelion}.

{Mock turtle soup}, a soup made of calf's head, veal, or other meat, and condiments, in imitation of green turtle soup.

{Mock velvet}, a fabric made in imitation of velvet. See {Mockado}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Mock — ist der Name von: Alfred Mock (1908–2006), katholischer Ordenspriester und Philosophieprofessor Alois Mock (* 1934), österreichischer Politiker Freida Lee Mock, US amerikanische Drehbuchautorin, Regisseurin und Filmproduzentin Gerhard Mock (*… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mock — may refer to: In geography: Mock, California, in Inyo County In programming: Virtual mock or Mock object, simulated objects that mimics the behavior of real objects in controlled ways In mathematics: Mock modular form, mathematical function In… …   Wikipedia

  • 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mock — [mäk] vt. [ME mokken < OFr mocquer, to mock] 1. to hold up to scorn or contempt; ridicule 2. to imitate or mimic, as in fun or derision; burlesque 3. to lead on and disappoint; deceive 4. to defy and make futile; defeat [the fortress mocked… …   English World dictionary

  • Möck — ist der Name folgender Personen: Alexander Maria Möck (* 1969), deutscher Musiker Manfred Möck (* 1959), deutscher Schauspieler Sibylle Möck (* 1979), deutsche Moderatorin, Reporterin und Fernsehjournalistin Siehe auch Moeck …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • mock- — [mɔk US ma:k] prefix 1.) used to show that an attitude or feeling is pretended, not real ▪ a mock serious expression ▪ His frown was mock severe. 2.) copying a particular style, especially of building ▪ a mock Tudor fireplace …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mock- — [mɔk US ma:k] prefix 1.) used to show that an attitude or feeling is pretended, not real ▪ a mock serious expression ▪ His frown was mock severe. 2.) copying a particular style, especially of building ▪ a mock Tudor fireplace …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mock — [adj] artificial, fake apish*, bogus*, counterfeit, dummy, ersatz*, faked, false, feigned, forged, fraudulent, hokey*, imitation, imitative, make believe, mimic, phony, pretended, pseudo*, put on*, quasi*, sham*, simulated, so called*, spurious,… …   New thesaurus

  • Möck — Möck, Mock und Uhl retteten Rottweil dem römischen (päpstlichen) Stuhl. – Eiselein, 534; Kirchhofer, 114; Langen, Beiträge, S. 342; Birlinger, 1146; Reinsberg V, 103. Auch unter den Bürgern zu Rottweil hatte die Reformation viel Anklang und… …   Deutsches Sprichwörter-Lexikon

  • Mock — Mock, n. 1. An act of ridicule or derision; a scornful or contemptuous act or speech; a sneer; a jibe; a jeer. [1913 Webster] Fools make a mock at sin. Prov. xiv. 9. [1913 Webster] 2. Imitation; mimicry. [R.] Crashaw. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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