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English definition of “mock”

mock

verb [T]     /mɒk/ US  /mɑːk/
formal to laugh at someone, often by copying them in a funny but unkind way: They were mocking him because he kept falling off his bike. She made fun of him by mocking his limp.Mocking and taunting to make something appear stupid or not effective: The wind mocked their attempts to reach the shore by pushing the boat further and further out to sea.Treating as unimportantNeglecting and ignoringNot paying attention
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