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Origin of mock

First recorded in 1400–50; late Middle English mokken, from Middle French mocquer

synonym study for mock

1. See ridicule.

OTHER WORDS FROM mock

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British Dictionary definitions for mock

mock
/ (mɒk) /

verb

noun

adjective (prenominal)

sham or counterfeit
serving as an imitation or substitute, esp for practice purposesa mock battle; mock finals
See also mock-up

Derived forms of mock

mockable, adjectivemocker, nounmocking, noun, adjectivemockingly, adverb

Word Origin for mock

C15: from Old French mocquer
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