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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mock /ˈmɑk, ˈmɔk/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mock, a. Imitating reality, but not real; false; counterfeit; assumed; sham.
    That superior greatness and mock majesty.   --Spectator.
 Mock bishop's weed Bot., a genus of slender umbelliferous herbs (Discopleura) growing in wet places.
 Mock heroic, burlesquing the heroic; as, a mock heroic poem.
 Mock lead. See Blende (a).
 Mock nightingale Zool., the European blackcap.
 Mock orange Bot., a genus of American and Asiatic shrubs (Philadelphus), with showy white flowers in panicled cymes.  Philadelphus coronarius, from Asia, has fragrant flowers; the American kinds are nearly scentless.
 Mock sun. See Parhelion.
 Mock turtle soup, a soup made of calf's head, veal, or other meat, and condiments, in imitation of green turtle soup.
 Mock velvet, a fabric made in imitation of velvet. See Mockado.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mock, v. i. To make sport in contempt or in jest; to speak in a scornful or jeering manner.
    When thou mockest, shall no man make thee ashamed?   --Job xi. 3.
    She had mocked at his proposal.   --Froude.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mock, n.
 1. An act of ridicule or derision; a scornful or contemptuous act or speech; a sneer; a jibe; a jeer.
    Fools make a mock at sin.   --Prov. xiv. 9.
 2. Imitation; mimicry. [R.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mock v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mocked p. pr. & vb. n. Mocking.]
 1. To imitate; to mimic; esp., to mimic in sport, contempt, or derision; to deride by mimicry.
 To see the life as lively mocked as ever
 Still sleep mocked death.   --Shak.
    Mocking marriage with a dame of France.   --Shak.
 2. To treat with scorn or contempt; to deride.
    Elijah mocked them, and said, Cry aloud.   --1 Kings xviii. 27.
    Let not ambition mock their useful toil.   --Gray.
 3. To disappoint the hopes of; to deceive; to tantalize; as, to mock expectation.
    Thou hast mocked me, and told me lies.   --Judg. xvi. 13.
 He will not . . .
 Mock us with his blest sight, then snatch him hence.   --Milton.
 Syn: -- To deride; ridicule; taunt; jeer; tantalize; disappoint. See Deride.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

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