AskDefine | Define mock

Dictionary Definition

mock adj : constituting a copy or imitation of something; "boys in mock battle" n : the act of mocking or ridiculing; "they made a mock of him"


1 treat with contempt; "The new constitution mocks all democratic principles" [syn: bemock]
2 imitate with mockery and derision; "The children mocked their handicapped classmate"

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. An imitation, usually connotation is one of lesser quality.
  2. Mockery, the act of mocking.
  3. A practice exam set by an educating institution to prepare students for an important exam.
    He got a B in his History mock, but improved to an A in the exam.


an imitation
act of mocking
a school exam


  1. to mimic, to simulate
  2. to make fun of by mimicking, to taunt
  3. to disappoint someone


to mimic
to taunt
to disappoint someone
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See also


mock (no comparative or superlative)
  1. imitation, not genuine. (mock turtle soup, mock leather)


imitation, not genuine

Extensive Definition

A Mock can refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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