“‘Pull your pants up, black people,’” said Buress, mocking Cosby from the stage.
From his iTunes habits to his mocking of Arab League monitors, what the emails expose.
How could it not see that it was offending, insulting, and mocking an entire segment of the African-American community?
As I listen to myself and the real Bert spew inanities, I feel terrible, as if I am mocking a world before its very benefactors.
Charlie Gasparino on why mocking the non-partisan Fed chair is bad for America.
And guards shall be set to keep you from harm, in a mocking tone.
(mocking me, for I sighed to be thus fooled with,) and do you sigh, love?
"Just as you wish," she replied, still with that mocking smile, and stretched out her arms like the beauty of the picture.
Once more he heard the dismal cry, and fancied it held a mocking note.
When she perceived Abbe d'Aigrigny, she started in surprise, and her rosy lips were just touched with a mocking smile.
early 15c., "to deceive;" mid-15c. "make fun of," from Old French mocquer "deride, jeer," of unknown origin, perhaps from Vulgar Latin *muccare "to blow the nose" (as a derisive gesture), from Latin mucus; or possibly from Middle Dutch mocken "to mumble" or Middle Low German mucken "grumble." Or perhaps simply imitative of such speech. Related: Mocked; mocking; mockingly. Replaced Old English bysmerian. Sense of "imitating," as in mockingbird and mock turtle (1763), is from notion of derisive imitation.
1540s, from mock, verb and noun. Mock-heroic is attested from 1711; mock-turtle "calf's head dressed to resemble a turtle," is from 1763; as a kind of soup from 1783.
"derisive action or speech," early 15c., from mock (v.).