1. (v. t.) To imitate; to mimic; esp., to mimic in sport, contempt, or derision; to deride by mimicry.

2. (v. t.) To treat with scorn or contempt; to deride.

3. (v. t.) To disappoint the hopes of; to deceive; to tantalize; as, to mock expectation.

4. (v. i.) To make sport contempt or in jest; to speak in a scornful or jeering manner.

5. (n.) An act of ridicule or derision; a scornful or contemptuous act or speech; a sneer; a jibe; a jeer.

6. (n.) Imitation; mimicry.

7. (a.) Imitating reality, but not real; false; counterfeit; assumed; sham.

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