Translation of mocking in Spanish:


burlón, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈmɑkɪŋ//ˈmɒkɪŋ/


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    • He said all this politely, but there was something unfeeling and mocking in his tone.
    • Shrill and mocking, the noise spurted from thousands of pursed lips.
    • Building on the idea of dramatic irony, the Romans concluded that language often carries a double message, a second often mocking or sardonic meaning running contrary to the first.
    • His research is thorough, and his tone is fond, occasionally mocking.
    • Had his life ended when he was 60 years of age, his obituaries would have been both short and mocking.
    • But overall, this movie was disgusting, mocking, and disappointing.
    • The ruthless scientist changed from mocking to sad.
    • An attitude that started out as solicitous and respectful becomes condescending and mocking.
    • The tone is gently mocking, but broadly sympathetic.
    • Even the more sentimental variations seem mocking.
    • He had always kidded her about her faith, but lately his tone had been more derisive, mocking.
    • Billy the Greek bustled me indoors as Lynne looked confused before our hoots of laughter became too mocking.
    • In the mining district, religious zeal was often counterbalanced by a skeptical, almost mocking, attitude.
    • Elizabeth curtseyed very prettily, though her eyes were slightly mocking.
    • Difficult mountains can seem hostile, haughty and mocking, wanting very much to lure in climbers, to tempt them to painful deaths on jagged rock.
    • Her tone was mocking, but I knew she would obey.
    • Why is her voice suddenly so deep, cracked and mocking?
    • The slow drawl was meant to be mocking.
    • It was bitter and mocking and the little engraving was no work of art… but I spent at least fifteen minutes laughing and weeping.
    • It is not so fatuous that it becomes mocking, but the humor in the situation is evident.