Traducción de mockery en español:

mockery

burla, n.

Pronunciación: /ˈmɑk(ə)ri//ˈmɒk(ə)ri/

nombre

  • 1

    (ridicule)
    burla femenino
    mofa femenino literario
    to hold sth/sb up to mockery poner algo/a algn en ridículo
    • His voice was absolutely sincere, with no mockery or sarcasm even hinted.
    • For the first time, it seemed, there was no mockery or teasing in George's voice.
    • More straightforwardly aggressive 12 months ago, yesterday he mixed contempt with pitying mockery.
    • Defiant in the faces of her demons, she snarled at their smiles and laughter; glared at their mockery and ridicule.
    • Was it not enough that, like the other insignia, it should be an emblem of scorn and mockery, since that was their aim?
    • ‘Too right,’ said Tina, who was the only girl in their year who took politics and inevitably bore the brunt of the boys' mockery and teasing.
    • With greetings of hope and yet of sarcastic mockery the crowd cheered his emerging form.
    • But amidst society's contempt and mockery, young people built a movement strong enough to make Congress realize the practicality of lowering the voting age.
    • For all groups to be subject to open criticism, including mockery and ridicule, has been a great leveller.
    • I don't agree with you and therefore I'm only worthy of your derision and mockery.
    • Open sarcasm and mockery entered his voice.
    • He first tried mockery as he called the characterization ‘the most ridiculous thing I've ever seen in my life.’
    • Debate the guy, denounce him, subject him to ridicule and mockery at every opportunity.
    • Anything's open for ridicule or criticism or mockery.
    • A few words of mockery and sarcasm might have slipped, but generally, we were certainly not arch rivals.
    • The part I don't get is why the really dreadful singers set themselves up for scorn and mockery - and they have to know that's what they're in for.
    • The more discussion-worthy point, however, is the use of humor as a political weapon - mockery, derision, diminishment.
    • It is an anarchic art, rooted in mockery, a ridiculous gesture towards the absurdity of the established order.
    • Maybe I've strayed off-topic here, but I think that mockery and derision is, oddly enough, part of the stuff of taking religion seriously.
    • His tone held a hint of mockery and sarcasm when he addressed her as young lady.
  • 2

    (travesty)
    farsa femenino
    pantomima femenino
    a mockery of justice una parodia de justicia
    • to make a mockery of sth ridiculizar algo
    • To conclude, the April 30th referendum is a mockery of democracy and an encore of long-established patterns of political deceit in this country.
    • What eventually took its place was a travesty of the real thing, a mockery of the power that could raise men to heaven and give them the glimpse of God for which they gladly died.
    • It would have been a mockery of the British way of life to stand by and let a man like him terrorise me on my own doorstep.
    • You undermine minimal democracy itself, and are left with a mockery of political rights.
    • Then, in a mockery of the political process, they set up a polling centre amongst the ruins and called it democracy.
    • To call that a ‘free choice’ is a mockery of language.
    • It's a mockery of the game to play it in forcibly sanitized conditions.
    • It's a travesty, a mockery of our Constitutional system, and they will not rest until this hideous distortion of all that is good and decent has been ended once and for all.
    • ‘Any conclusion that this is about spying on residents would be a grotesque misunderstanding of the training provided and a mockery of our intentions,’ a trust director said.
    • The Labour MP has branded the fines dolled out for breach of disability laws as a mockery of the government's zero tolerance policy.
    • This dangerous double standard makes a sham and a mockery of the justice system.
    • Is it an important step towards reconciliation or a mockery of democracy?
    • This is of course not a fair and open practice and a mockery of the ‘people's parliament’.
    • More recently the hotel descended into a mockery of its former self, snobbish for snobbery's sake, until rescued in 1995.
    • The United States ambassador said the demonstrations were a mockery of the right of protest and freedom of assembly.
    • The action by the local Council has created furore among ramblers, who say that the action was wrong and a mockery of consultation procedures laid down by law.
    • Online petitions are a mockery of grassroots democracy.
    • Painful as it seems, and as much as we know that he's going to be found guilty, the trial can't just be a mockery of a real trial.