Mocking
Mocking Mock"ing, a. Imitating, esp. in derision, or so as to cause derision; mimicking; derisive. [1913 Webster]

{Mocking thrush} (Zo["o]l.), any species of the genus {Harporhynchus}, as the brown thrush ({Harporhynchus rufus}).

{Mocking wren} (Zo["o]l.), any American wren of the genus {Thryothorus}, esp. {Thryothorus Ludovicianus}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Möcking — Stadt Breckerfeld Koordinaten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • mocking — index caustic, cynical, disdainful Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • mocking — [[t]mɒ̱kɪŋ[/t]] ADJ GRADED A mocking expression or mocking behaviour indicates that you think someone or something is stupid or inferior. She gave a mocking smile... Behind the mocking laughter lurks a growing sense of unease. Syn: scornful,… …   English dictionary

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mocking — Mock Objekte werden in der testgetriebenen Softwareentwicklung „Dummy“ Objekte genannt, die als Platzhalter für echte Objekte innerhalb von Unit Tests verwendet werden. Es ist nicht immer möglich oder erwünscht, ein einzelnes Objekt vollkommen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • mocking — mock|ing [ makıŋ ] adjective showing that you think someone or something is stupid: His tone was coldly mocking. a mocking smile ╾ mock|ing|ly adverb: He raised one eyebrow mockingly …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • mocking — UK [ˈmɒkɪŋ] / US [ˈmɑkɪŋ] adjective showing that you think someone or something is stupid His tone was coldly mocking. a mocking smile Derived word: mockingly adverb …   English dictionary

  • mocking — adj. Mocking is used with these nouns: ↑eyebrow, ↑grin, ↑laugh, ↑laughter, ↑smile, ↑tone, ↑voice …   Collocations dictionary

  • mocking — mock ► VERB 1) tease scornfully; ridicule. 2) mimic contemptuously. ► ADJECTIVE 1) not authentic or real. 2) (of an examination, battle, etc.) arranged for training or practice. ► NOUN (mocks) Brit. informal …   English terms dictionary

  • mocking — adjective 1. abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule (Freq. 1) derisive laughter a jeering crowd her mocking smile taunting shouts of coward and sissy • Syn: ↑derisive, ↑gibelike, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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