Folk pointed at her mockingly, saying: "There goes she who is to restore France and the royal house."
“And we have scissors and needles and thread and thimbles, of course,” said Bracy mockingly.
"That, is always something to be going on with," said Mr. Dyce, mockingly.
The attacker laughed exultantly, mockingly, as he swung his horse about.
It seemed impossible that one form could so mockingly resemble another, and yet be so hopelessly someone else.
mockingly laugh the imps of irony, while the Saints keep their vigil.
As mischievous Eros played one day with his bow and arrows, Apollo beheld him and spoke to him mockingly.
"Madame will be grateful, I am sure," said the girl, mockingly.
“Then sop the watter up,” cried Kenneth mockingly, as a few gallons began to swirl about in the boat.
“But it would be a pity for my father to have you hung as a scarecrow,” said Mark mockingly.
early 15c., "to deceive;" mid-15c. "make fun of," from Old French mocquer "deride, jeer," of unknown origin, perhaps from Vulgar Latin *muccare "to blow the nose" (as a derisive gesture), from Latin mucus; or possibly from Middle Dutch mocken "to mumble" or Middle Low German mucken "grumble." Or perhaps simply imitative of such speech. Related: Mocked; mocking; mockingly. Replaced Old English bysmerian. Sense of "imitating," as in mockingbird and mock turtle (1763), is from notion of derisive imitation.
1540s, from mock, verb and noun. Mock-heroic is attested from 1711; mock-turtle "calf's head dressed to resemble a turtle," is from 1763; as a kind of soup from 1783.
"derisive action or speech," early 15c., from mock (v.).