MOCK: Synonyms and Related Words. What is Another Word for MOCK?

Need another word that means the same as “mock”? Find 56 synonyms and 30 related words for “mock” in this overview.

The synonyms of “Mock” are: bemock, ridicule, jeer at, sneer at, deride, treat with contempt, treat contemptuously, scorn, make fun of, poke fun at, laugh at, make jokes about, laugh to scorn, scoff at, pillory, be sarcastic about, tease, taunt, make a monkey of, rag, chaff, jibe at, taunting, parody, ape, guy, take off, caricature, satirize, lampoon, imitate, mimic, imitation, artificial, man-made, manufactured, simulated, synthetic, ersatz, plastic, so-called, fake, false, faux, dummy, model, make-believe, sham, spurious, bogus, counterfeit, fraudulent, forged, pseudo, pretended, feigned

Mock as a Verb

Definitions of "Mock" as a verb

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “mock” as a verb can have the following definitions:

  • Tease or laugh at in a scornful or contemptuous manner.
  • Make (something) seem laughably unreal or impossible.
  • Mimic (someone or something) scornfully or contemptuously.
  • Imitate with mockery and derision.
  • Treat with contempt.

Synonyms of "Mock" as a verb (32 Words)

apeImitate uncritically and in every aspect.
Her little brother apes her behavior.
be sarcastic aboutRepresent, as of a character on stage.
bemockTreat with contempt.
caricatureMake or give a caricature of.
The drawing caricatured the President.
chaffBe silly or tease one another.
derideTreat or speak of with contempt.
The decision was derided by environmentalists.
guySteady or support with a guy wire or cable.
The Italians guyed the Tower of Pisa to prevent it from collapsing.
imitateCopy or simulate.
The mime imitated the passers by.
jeer atLaugh at with contempt and derision.
jibe atShift from one side of the ship to the other.
lampoonRidicule with satire.
The actor was lampooned by the press.
laugh atProduce laughter.
laugh to scornProduce laughter.
make a monkey ofGive rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally.
make fun ofConstitute the essence of.
make jokes aboutPerform or carry out.
mimic(of a drug) replicate the physiological effects of (another substance.
The actor mimicked the President very accurately.
parodyMake a parody of.
His speciality was parodying schoolgirl fiction.
pilloryPut someone in a pillory.
He found himself pilloried by members of his own party.
poke fun atStir by poking.
ragApply paint to a surface with a rag.
Rag that old tune.
ridiculeSubject to laughter or ridicule.
The satirists ridiculed the plans for a new opera house.
satirizeRidicule with satire.
The writer satirized the politician s proposal.
scoff atLaugh at with contempt and derision.
scornRefuse to do something because one is too proud.
A letter scorning his offer of intimacy.
sneer atSmile contemptuously.
take offTravel or go by means of a certain kind of transportation, or a certain route.
tauntReproach (someone) with something in a contemptuous way.
You once taunted me taunted me with cowardice because I dared not face the world and conquer it.
tauntingHarass with persistent criticism or carping.
teaseMock or make fun of playfully.
The children teased the boy because of his stammer.
treat contemptuouslyProvide with a gift or entertainment.
treat with contemptRegard or consider in a specific way.

Usage Examples of "Mock" as a verb

  • The children mocked their handicapped classmate.
  • Opposition MPs mocked the government's decision.
  • At Christmas, arguments and friction mock our pretence at peace.
  • The new constitution mocks all democratic principles.
  • He ought to find out who used his name, mocked his voice, and aped a few of his guitar lines.

Mock as an Adjective

Definitions of "Mock" as an adjective

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “mock” as an adjective can have the following definitions:

  • Constituting a copy or imitation of something.
  • (of an examination, battle, etc.) arranged for training or practice.
  • Not authentic or real, but without the intention to deceive.

Synonyms of "Mock" as an adjective (24 Words)

artificialArtificially formal.
The artificial division of people into age groups.
bogusNot genuine or true (used in a disapproving manner when deception has been attempted.
A bogus insurance claim.
counterfeitNot genuine; imitating something superior.
Counterfeit 10 notes.
ersatz(of a product) made or used as a substitute, typically an inferior one, for something else.
Ersatz emotion.
fake(of a person) claiming to be something that one is not.
It isn t fake anything it s real synthetic fur.
falseUsed in names of plants animals and gems that superficially resemble the thing properly so called e g false oat.
False eyelashes.
fauxNot genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article.
A rope of faux pearls.
feignedSimulated or pretended; insincere.
Feigned sympathy.
forgedReproduced fraudulently.
A forged twenty dollar bill.
fraudulentIntended to deceive – S.T.Coleridge.
Fraudulent share dealing.
imitationNot genuine or real being an imitation of the genuine article.
Decorated with imitation palm leaves.
make-believeImagined as in a play.
man-madeNot of natural origin; prepared or made artificially.
manufactured(of something abstract) made or produced in a merely mechanical way.
Manufactured consumer goods.
modelWorthy of imitation.
Model citizens.
plasticMade of plastic.
Rendering the material more plastic.
pretendedAdopted in order to deceive.
Eating ice cream with pretended unconcern.
pseudoNot genuine but having the appearance of.
We are talking about real journalists and not the pseudo kind.
shamBogus; false.
A clergyman who arranged a sham marriage.
simulatedImitating the conditions of something, especially as a training exercise.
A simulated leather handbag.
so-calledDoubtful or suspect.
spuriousIntended to deceive.
A spurious argument.
syntheticInvolving or of the nature of synthesis (combining separate elements to form a coherent whole) as opposed to analysis.
Synthetic leather.

Usage Examples of "Mock" as an adjective

  • A mock-Georgian red brick house.
  • Jim threw up his hands in mock horror.
  • Boys in mock battle.
  • Mock GCSEs.

Associations of "Mock" (30 Words)

barrackLodge in barracks.
The granary in which the platoons were barracked.
bullyingThe act of intimidating a weaker person to make them do something.
burlesqueRelating to or characteristic of a burlesque.
A mock heroic farce that burlesques the affectations of Restoration heroic drama.
catcallUtter catcalls at.
He walked out to jeers and catcalls.
charadeA word acted out in an episode of the game of charades.
Talk of unity was nothing more than a charade.
derideExpress contempt for; ridicule.
The decision was derided by environmentalists.
derisionContemptuous laughter.
My stories were greeted with derision and disbelief.
disreputeThe state of being held in low esteem.
Because of the scandal the school has fallen into disrepute.
floutLaugh at with contempt and derision.
The women pointed and flouted at her.
gibeLaugh at with contempt and derision.
Some cynics in the media might gibe.
hootWith reference to a car horn siren etc make or cause to make a hoot.
The toughs and blades of the city hoot and bang their drums drink arak play dice and dance.
ironyA trope that involves incongruity between what is expected and what occurs.
Irony is wasted on the stupid.
irreverenceAn irreverent mental attitude.
An attitude of irreverence towards politicians.
jeerShowing your contempt by derision.
Councillors were jeered and heckled.
lampoonA speech or text lampooning someone or something.
The magazine fired at God Royalty and politicians using cartoons and lampoons.
mockeryShowing your contempt by derision.
In her bitterness she felt that all rejoicing was mockery.
parodyMake a parody of.
His provocative use of parody.
persiflageLight teasing.
An air of persiflage.
playfullyIn a playful manner.
Lily laughed and playfully slapped him across the chest.
ridiculeSubject to laughter or ridicule.
He is held up as an object of ridicule.
sarcasmWitty language used to convey insults or scorn–Jonathan Swif.
She didn t like the note of sarcasm in his voice.
satireA play novel film or other work which uses satire.
A number of articles on Elizabethan satire.
satirizeRidicule with satire.
The movie satirized the notion of national superiority.
scoffAn object of ridicule.
Patrick professed to scoff at soppy love scenes in films.
skitA short theatrical episode.
A skit on daytime magazine programmes.
sneerA contemptuous or scornful remark.
She sneered her contempt.
spoofMake a parody of.
That meant that the Americans might not be able to jam or spoof his systems.
tauntHarass with persistent criticism or carping.
Pupils will play truant rather than face the taunts of classmates about their ragged clothes.
teasingArousing sexual desire without intending to satisfy it.
Her lazy teasing smile.
travestyMake a travesty of.
Michael has betrayed the family by travestying them in his plays.

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