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Meaning of MOCKING

Pronunciation:  m'√Ęking

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule; "derisive laughter"; "a jeering crowd"; "her mocking smile"; "taunting shouts of `coward' and `sissy'"
  2. [adj]  playfully vexing (especially by ridicule); "his face wore a somewhat quizzical almost impertinent air"- Lawrence Durrell

MOCKING is a 7 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: derisive, disrespectful, gibelike, jeering, playful, quizzical, taunting, teasing



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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}.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that someone is mocking you or making fun on you indicates that you are suffering from low self-esteem.
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