Synonyms for mocking

Synonyms for (adjective) mocking

Synonyms: derisive, gibelike, mocking, jeering, taunting

Definition: abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule

Usage: derisive laughter; a jeering crowd; her mocking smile; taunting shouts of `coward' and `sissy'

Similar words: disrespectful

Definition: exhibiting lack of respect; rude and discourteous

Usage: remarks disrespectful of the law; disrespectful in the presence of his parents; disrespectful toward his teacher


Synonyms: teasing, mocking, quizzical

Definition: playfully vexing (especially by ridicule)

Usage: his face wore a somewhat quizzical almost impertinent air- Lawrence Durrell

Similar words: playful

Definition: full of fun and high spirits

Usage: playful children just let loose from school