Definitions for: Mocking


[adj] abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule; "derisive laughter"; "a jeering crowd"; "her mocking smile"; "taunting shouts of `coward' and `sissy'"
[adj] playfully vexing (especially by ridicule); "his face wore a somewhat quizzical almost impertinent air"- Lawrence Durrell



Webster (1913) Definition: Mock"ing, a.
Imitating, esp. in derision, or so as to cause derision;
mimicking; derisive.

Mocking bird (Zo["o]l.), a North American singing bird
(Mimus polyglottos), remarkable for its exact imitations
of the notes of other birds. Its back is gray; the tail
and wings are blackish, with a white patch on each wing;
the outer tail feathers are partly white. The name is also
applied to other species of the same genus, found in
Mexico, Central America, and the West Indies.

Mocking thrush (Zo["o]l.), any species of the genus
Harporhynchus, as the brown thrush (H. rufus).

Mocking wren (Zo["o]l.), any American wren of the genus
Thryothorus, esp. T. Ludovicianus.

Synonyms: derisive, disrespectful, gibelike, jeering, playful, quizzical, taunting, teasing

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