mock mock  /ˈmɑk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the act of mocking or ridiculing
  2. (v) treat with contempt
  3. (v) imitate with mockery and derision
  4. (adj) constituting a copy or imitation of something

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. A mock race for the presidency dazzles audiences across the country.
  2. Alex Martinez, left, and Joey Contreras listen to candidates speak before performing at a Nevada Democratic Party mock caucus held at Rancho High School in Las Vegas.
  3. In the videos, the camera remains centered on a computer desktop and follows Donnie's cursor as he conducts mock tutorials on how to use the photo-altering application.

News

  1. NBA mock draft: Trey Burke still falling ... all the way to Pistons?

    About the Magic's pick, Ford wrote: 'According to sources, the Magic are still wide open. They say they have nine (gulp) players that they are considering. Michigan's Trey Burke was in this slot in Mock 3.0, but I'm hearing the Magic aren't sold on him as the second-best player in the draft. They might take him, but he's not an outright front-runner, despite the need.'
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

  2. 2013 NBA Mock Draft: How Each Team Should Attack First-Round Pick

    When writing a mock draft, it's important to put biases aside and thus project what most likely will happen. From time to time, however, fans and analysts get caught up in the hype of what they believe a team should do. The question is, if we were in control of these franchise, what would be the right way for the eligible teams to attack first round? Certain squads are in need of players that ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  3. NBA Mock Draft 2013: Complete 1st-Round Mock Highlighting Future All Stars

    2013 NBA mock drafts are becoming clearer as the postseason nears its conclusion. The Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs are the only franchises not focused on the draft right now. Soon enough, they’ll join the 28 other teams attempting to identify the league’s future all-stars. Here is a full first-round mock highlighting tomorrow's faces of the NBA.   1. Cleveland Cavaliers: C Nerlens Noel ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

Quotes

  1. Murdoch said the cartoon was intended only to "mock a badly written piece of legislation."
    on Feb 18, 2009 By: Rupert Murdoch Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  2. "Now that he or the administration he represents no longer needs their vote, Mr. Cheney apparently feels that he is now free to mock and belittle the people of West Virginia," Byrd said.
    on Jun 2, 2005 By: Robert Byrd Source: 570 News

  3. "By this time I realized he wasn't just any other dad," Christopher Buckley told the AP. "I was 13 at the time, and there were mock debates in my fifth grade home room class. And there were people playing him, so that was kind of strange. And...
    on Feb 27, 2008 By: Christopher Buckley Source: CTV.ca

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