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Synonyms for mocking

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. derisive, gibelike, jeering, mocking, taunting(adj)

    abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule

    "derisive laughter"; "a jeering crowd"; "her mocking smile"; "taunting shouts of `coward' and `sissy'"

    Synonyms:
    jeering, quizzical, taunting, derisive, gibelike, teasing

    Antonyms:
    serious, respectful, unplayful, sober

  2. mocking, teasing, quizzical(adj)

    playfully vexing (especially by ridicule)

    "his face wore a somewhat quizzical almost impertinent air"- Lawrence Durrell

    Synonyms:
    nettlesome, derisive, annoying, plaguy, vexing, teasing, gibelike, galling, taunting, bothersome, jeering, plaguey, questioning, pestiferous, vexatious, pesky, quizzical, pestering, irritating

    Antonyms:
    unplayful, sober, serious, respectful

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. mocking(a)

    Synonyms:
    derisive, jeering, imitating, mimicking

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "mocking":

    kidding, out-girling, shaming

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#13327questioning
#14981kidding
#21074teasing
#23970irritating
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#34818pesky
#46948bothersome
#55782taunting
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#94419shaming
#101981galling
#102921quizzical
#108040pestering
#121020derisive
#149018jeering

How to use mocking in a sentence?

  1. Leung Chun-ying:

    I guess (the Chinese authorities) don't like people mocking government officials, especially high-ranking government officials after the movement. They have become more cautious about criticisms about them.

  2. Native Americans:

    This isn't just about casual racism, war whoops, tomahawk chops... Donald Trump?It can say whatever Donald Trump?It wants about me, but mocking Native Americans, or any group, in order to get at me, that's not what America stands for.

  3. Gareth Iwan Jones:

    There's a lot that's quite humorous about caravanning, and I always look for unintentional humor. But I didn't set out to make a mocking documentary book on caravanning, i wanted to show it for what it is and be quite honest.

  4. Adam Schiff:

    I discovered something very significant by mocking the President and that is for a man who loves to mock others, he does not like to be mocked. As it turns out, he's got a pretty thin skin. Who would have thought it ? never mind that I said I wasn't using his words before I said, and I wasn't using his words after I said it, and I said I was making a parody of his words --' It's an outrage ! He mocked the President, that Schiff ! Terrible !'.

  5. David Standish:

    New Jersey is one of the best kept secrets in the United States. So, I say let the uninformed keep mocking it, those of us in the know are laughing right back at the ones making fun of it!


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