Pronunciation: (mok'u-rē),[key] —n., —pl.-er•ies. 1. ridicule, contempt, or derision.
2. a derisive, imitative action or speech.
3. a subject or occasion of derision.
4. an imitation, esp. of a ridiculous or unsatisfactory kind.
5. a mocking pretense; travesty: a mockery of justice. 6. something absurdly or offensively inadequate or unfitting.