Folk pointed at her mockingly, saying: "There goes she who is to restore France and the royal house."
I had expected him to be eager and, perhaps, mockingly triumphant.
"That, is always something to be going on with," said Mr. Dyce, mockingly.
"I'm not aware that there are any towers for it to wave over," said Grenfell, mockingly.
It seemed impossible that one form could so mockingly resemble another, and yet be so hopelessly someone else.
At times the landscape, mockingly beautiful, was white and bleak as January.
As mischievous Eros played one day with his bow and arrows, Apollo beheld him and spoke to him mockingly.
Dowson was, let us say not mockingly, the boyish whimperer in song.
“Then sop the watter up,” cried Kenneth mockingly, as a few gallons began to swirl about in the boat.
All of the intruding feasters were now regarding Prescott mockingly.
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.).