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mocha stone, mocha ware, mochi, mochica, mochila, mock, mock chicken, mock epic, mock mold, mock moon, mock orange

Origin of mock

1400–50; late Middle English mokken < Middle French mocquer
SYNONYMS FOR mock
5 cheat, dupe, fool, mislead.
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British Dictionary definitions for self-mocking

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 Formsmockable, adjectivemocker, nounmocking, noun, adjectivemockingly, adverb

Word Origin for mock

C15: from Old French mocquer
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