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mocking (adj.)

"that ridicules or mimics," 1520s, present-participle adjective from mock (v.). Related: Mockingly.

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Definitions of mocking

mocking (adj.)
abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule;
her mocking smile
Synonyms: derisive / gibelike / jeering / taunting
mocking (adj.)
playfully vexing (especially by ridicule); "his face wore a somewhat quizzical almost impertinent air"- Lawrence Durrell;
Synonyms: teasing / quizzical
From wordnet.princeton.edu