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Another word for mockery

  1. Words or actions intended to evoke contemptuous laughter

      1. (Rare) A person or thing derided
      2. The act of ridiculing or laughing at someone or something.
      3. A deriding or being derided; contempt or ridicule
      1. The act of making someone or something the object of scornful laughter by joking, mocking, etc.; derision
      2. The words or other products of expression used in this way:
      3. The act of using words, gestures, images, or other products of expression to evoke laughter or contemptuous feelings regarding a person or thing:
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  2. A false, derisive, or impudent imitation of something

      1. A ludicrous or mocking imitation; a travesty:
      2. A sort of vaudeville characterized by low comedy, striptease acts, etc.
      3. A literary or dramatic work that makes fun of something, often by means of outlandish exaggeration.
      1. The act or art of making such caricatures
      2. A pictorial representation of someone in which distinguishing features are exaggerated for comic effect.
      3. A picture or imitation of a person, literary style, etc. in which certain features or mannerisms are exaggerated for satirical effect
      1. (Uncountable) A ridiculous or empty show.
      2. A light dramatic work in which highly improbable plot situations, exaggerated characters, and often slapstick elements are used for humorous effect.
      3. (Uncountable) A style of humor marked by broad improbabilities with little regard to regularity or method; compare sarcasm.
      1. An act of mocking; jibe; sneer
      2. An imitation or counterfeit
      3. A person or thing receiving or deserving ridicule or derision
      1. (Music) The practice of reworking an already established composition, especially the incorporation into the Mass of material borrowed from other works, such as motets or madrigals.
      2. Something so bad as to be equivalent to intentional mockery; a travesty:
      3. A literary or musical work imitating the characteristic style of some other work or of a writer or composer in a satirical or humorous way, usually by applying it to an inappropriate subject
      1. A decorative cover made to simulate an article of household linen and used over or in place of it:
      2. An imitation that is meant to deceive; counterfeit
      3. (Short for) pillow sham
      1. A debased or grotesque likeness:
      2. An exaggerated or grotesque imitation, such as a parody of a literary work.
      3. A crude, distorted, or ridiculous representation (of something)
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  3. An object of amusement or laughter

      1. One that serves as an object of ridicule or contempt:
      2. A mound of earth, bales of straw, etc. behind a target, for receiving fired rounds or shot arrows
      3. A butt hinge.
      1. Something to be laughed at or joked about
      2. A playful remark; a witticism or joke.
      3. A joke; witticism
      1. A funny anecdote with a punchline
      2. (Informal) Something not to be taken seriously; a triviality:
      3. Something said or done to evoke laughter or amusement, especially an amusing story with a punch line.
      1. Alternative spelling of laughing stock.
      2. An object of jokes or ridicule; a butt.
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Another word for mockery

  1. Mimicry

      1. (Music) Repetition of a phrase or melody often with variations in key, rhythm, and voice.
      2. The act or an instance of imitating:
      3. Something derived or copied from an original, often in an inferior way:
      1. (Informal) A trick or ruse
      2. A light parody or satire
      3. A satirical imitation; a parody or send-up.
      1. Any broadly comic or satirical imitation, as of a writing, play, etc.; derisive caricature; parody
      2. A variety show characterized by broad ribald comedy, dancing, and striptease.
      3. A literary or dramatic work that makes fun of something, often by means of outlandish exaggeration.
      1. A piece of satirical writing, usually attacking or ridiculing someone
      2. A written attack ridiculing a person, group, or institution.
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  2. Something preposterous

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