- a hard pattern representing the surface of a plate with a warped form, upon which the plate is beaten to shape after furnacing.
- Also called mock mold . bed (def. 23).
Origin of mock
synonym study for mock
OTHER WORDS FROM mockmock·a·ble, adjectivemock·er, nounun·mocked, adjective
How to use mock in a sentence
It wasn’t the rubes he was mocking or the pols he was making light of.You should side with Borat’s victims, not mock them|Sonny Bunch|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
There’s a ceremony to sports, something that many die-hards have long mocked and wished would be minimized.It turns out there is such a thing as too much sports|Jerry Brewer|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
High school and middle school students watch debates, discuss campaign strategy, explore the voting process and hold mock elections.As the election draws near, civics and government teachers walk a fine line|Joe Heim|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
We’re also going to be working a lot with victims of domestic violence and getting them reintegrated into the workforce providing mock interviews and teaching modules.How four Midwest women-owned businesses launched a nationwide voting initiative|Rachel Schallom|October 16, 2020|Fortune
Furthermore, Apple is pushing other data intensive ideas, like doctors sharing high-resolution medical scans and architects sharing augmented reality architectural mock-ups of buildings over their phones.How fast will Apple’s new 5G iPhones be?|Aaron Pressman|October 15, 2020|Fortune
Everything Putin had worked for was now in doubt; everything he had believed was being mocked.How the Fall of the Berlin Wall Radicalized Putin|Masha Gessen|November 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The former Pennsylvania senator mocked those who thought “history is moving in a different way.”Rick Santorum on ISIS & the Lack of Baptist Jihadis|Ben Jacobs|September 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The choice of Kline was widely mocked by the punditocracy as less than optimal.Bill Maher Wants You to Meet—and Beat—Republican John Kline|Eleanor Clift|September 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But it has all become too much for the much-mocked British Labour leader Ed Miliband.The Ugly Truth About Ugly Politicians|Tim Teeman|July 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Or the person may have been sustained, but mercilessly mocked and shunned in life.Living With Disability in the Dark Ages|Elizabeth Picciuto|July 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bernard was uncomfortable enough not to care to be mocked; but he felt even more sorry that Gordon should be.Confidence|Henry James
He hesitated to take a cigarette—and now her bright eyes frankly mocked him, and said, "A cigarette commits you to nothing!"Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
"Monsieur de Garnache promised us some fine deeds on his own account," she mocked him.
Her exquisite, frail beauty held a strength that mocked the worship in his eyes and voice.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
"Let her go in peace, monsieur," she heard mademoiselle say, and she could not believe but that she was being mocked.