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English noun: mockery

1. mockery (communication) showing your contempt by derision


Synonymsjeer, jeering, scoff, scoffing


Broader (hypernym)derision

2. mockery (communication) a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way


Synonymsburlesque, charade, lampoon, parody, pasquinade, put-on, sendup, spoof, takeoff, travesty


Broader (hypernym)caricature, imitation, impersonation

3. mockery (act) humorous or satirical mimicry


Synonymsparody, takeoff


Broader (hypernym)apery, mimicry









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