• An imitation, usually of lesser quality.
  • Mockery, the act of mocking.
  • A practice exam set by an educating institution to prepare students for an important exam.
  • A mockup or prototype.


  • To mimic, to simulate.
  • To create an artistic representation of.
  • To make fun of, especially by mimicking; to taunt.
  • To tantalise, and disappoint the hopes of.
  • To create a mockup or prototype of.



  • From Middle English mokken, from Old French mocquer, moquier, from Middle Dutch mocken or Middle Low German mucken ("to grumble, talk with the mouth half-opened"), both from Proto-West Germanic *mokkijan, *mukkijan, from Proto-Germanic *mukkijaną, *mūhaną, from Proto-Indo-European *mūg-, *mūk-. Cognate with Dutch mokken, Old High German firmucken ("to be stupid"), Modern German mucksen ("to utter a word; mumble; grumble"), West Frisian mokke, Swedish mucka, dialectal Dutch mokkel ("kiss").

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