Definition of mocking in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmɒkɪŋ/


Making fun of someone or something in a cruel way; derisive: he got jeers and mocking laughter as he addressed the marchers
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  • In the mining district, religious zeal was often counterbalanced by a skeptical, almost mocking, attitude.
  • The slow drawl was meant to be mocking.
  • The ruthless scientist changed from mocking to sad.

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