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

 mock·ery /ˈmɑk(ə)ri, ˈmɔ-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mock·er·y n.; pl. Mockeries
 1. The act of mocking, deriding, and exposing to contempt, by mimicry, by insincere imitation, or by a false show of earnestness; a counterfeit appearance.
 It is, as the air, invulnerable,
 And our vain blows malicious mockery.   --Shak.
    Grace at meals is now generally so performed as to look more like a mockery upon devotion than any solemn application of the mind to God.   --Law.
    And bear about the mockery of woe.   --Pope.
 2. Insulting or contemptuous action or speech; contemptuous merriment; derision; ridicule.
    The laughingstock of fortune's mockeries.   --Spenser.
 3. Subject of laughter, derision, or sport.
    The cruel handling of the city whereof they made a mockery.   --2 Macc. viii. 17.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: showing your contempt by derision [syn: jeer, jeering, scoff,
      2: a composition that imitates somebody's style in a humorous
         way [syn: parody, lampoon, spoof, sendup, takeoff,
          burlesque, travesty, charade, pasquinade, put-on]
      3: humorous or satirical mimicry [syn: parody, takeoff]