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    mocking

    mocking - Dictionary definition and meaning for word mocking

    Definition
    (adj) abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule
    Synonyms : derisive , gibelike , jeering , taunting
    Example Sentence
    • derisive laughter
    • a jeering crowd
    • her mocking smile
    • taunting shouts of `coward' and `sissy'
    Definition
    (adj) playfully vexing (especially by ridicule)
    Synonyms : quizzical , teasing
    Example Sentence
    • his face wore a somewhat quizzical almost impertinent air
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