mockingly mockingly

Definition(s):

  1. (adv) in a disrespectful jeering manner
  2. (adv) in a disrespectful and mocking manner

Usage(s):

  • Her: editorial mockingly raises library record non-disclosure.

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  1. "They call themselves, self-mockingly, the Cabal-a small cluster of policy advisers and analysts now based in the Pentagon's Office of Special Plans," Hersh wrote.
    on Jan 29, 2010 By: Seymour Hersh Source: Telegraph.co.uk (blog)

  2. "I thought he was a good sport about it," said manager Joe Torre, the only other Yankee to receive some applause. "We all know Mariano. He understands this game. When you do well and they jeer you, you handle that. When they mockingly cheer...
    on Apr 11, 2005 By: Joe Torre Source: MLB.com

  3. As the boy watched the priest deliver the sermon, Hardy recalled in his autobiography, "some mischievous movement of his mind set him imagining that the vicar was preaching mockingly, and he began trying to trace a humorous twitch in the corners of...
    on Jan 7, 2007 By: Thomas Hardy Source: New Yorker

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