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mocking

[ mok-ing ]
/ ˈmɒk ɪŋ /
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adjective
showing ridicule, contempt, or derision:Elsewhere along the parade route, small bands of protesters held mocking signs.
noun
contemptuous, derisive, and usually imitative speech or action:Jake just turned his face away and took the mocking and ridicule his brothers dished out.
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Origin of mocking

mock + -ing2 for the adjective; mock + -ing1 for the noun

OTHER WORDS FROM mocking

mock·ing·ly, adverbself-mock·ing, adjectiveun·mock·ing, adjectiveun·mock·ing·ly, adverb
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