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Pronunciation: /ˈmɒkə

Definition of mocker in English:


A person who mocks someone or something: a mocker of authority
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  • 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 business
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  • 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.
1.1Bring bad luck to: someone has really put the mockers on the team
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  • ‘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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