- A person who mocks someone or something: a mocker of authorityMore example sentences
- Institutions and politicians were mocked; as it turned out, many of the mockers secretly admired their targets, and the targets enjoyed the mockery.
- And he allows himself to be mocked without taking revenge on the mocker.
- The cynics and the mockers and the doubters can say what they like, but that's what these protests are about.
put the mockers on British • informal
- Put an end to; thwart: the firm may be putting the mockers on its Sparc-compatible businessMore example sentences
- It puts the mockers on things as it was a free festival and the kids were really enjoying it.
- Besides, were she to be momentarily diverted by anything beyond the boundaries of her own, perfect body, her insurers would soon put the mockers on it.
- Bring bad luck to: someone has really put the mockers on the teamMore example sentences
- ‘I hope you're not putting the mockers on him,’ Kerr uneasily joked.
- The band broke up soon afterwards, some fans claiming she had put the mockers on the whole enterprise.
- He added: ‘I don't want to say I have solved my problems with the track, only to put the mockers on it and have a dud meeting.’
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