mocker


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  • noun

Synonyms for mocker

someone who jeers or mocks or treats something with contempt or calls out in derision

long-tailed grey-and-white songbird of the southern United States able to mimic songs of other birds

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I don't want to put a mocker on him or anything, but regardless of his hiatus at the moment, I think the way his form has been across the board, he has to be a front-runner.
Our love of tweed and port seemed too thin in itself, but, I believe, was a clue towards a SOON, DOUBT, MISANTHROPES CLUB GATHERING ROUND PUB TELLY WATCH CELEBRITY', ,,,, THAT PEERLESS SHOWCASE ALL FAILINGS personal world view that has its origins in an antipathy for the conventions and mores of recent times that is seen as perverse by some (if not many) and has led to accusations of being a certain type of individual; a carper, caviller, egoist, pessimist, flouter, misogamist, mocker.
Mocker PICKING Ryan Jones (or not ) is like re-arranging the deckchairs on the Titanic.
Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise.
Liar, torturer, mass murderer, mocker of our Constitution, destroyer of our economy, destroyer of our nation's integrity, the "most Catholic president" (NCR, May 2)?
Ironies and turnarounds are the meat of this delicate folkie cure clumsy rocker, Reagan lover cum Bush basher, mocker of welfare mothers (they "make better lovers") and lamenter of the plight of the homeless, a man who gets angry over Kent State and wistful over Montezuma, writer of the git-r-done post-Flight 93 "Let's Roll" (which advises, in phrases that could have come straight from a Bush foreign policy powwow: "No time for indecision/We got to make a move .
The image of the Lamb of God broiled on a spit, as for souvlaki, is outrageous for any age; in our own age it is unimaginable coming from anyone but a mocker.
There was also the contrary view, popular among the Jesuits in the post-Tridentine era, of Erasmus "the corrosive agent, the enemy of scolasticism and so of the indispensable structure of Catholic theology, the mocker .
The Raven, Wakiash and the First Totem Pole, Two Ghostly Lovers, The Man Who Was Afraid Of Nothing, The Land of the Dead, The Water Cannibals, The Raven Mocker, The Haunted Whirlpool, The Deer Hunter And White Corn Maiden, and many, many more.
Mocker On Joe Ledley's move to Celtic The feeling I get is that Ledley's "great crime" is not actually going to Celtic and the SPL but rather not joining Stoke and ensuring some recompense for City.
Mocker, who prior to earning a law degree served as a United States Marine with the 4th Assault Amphibian Battalion, previously practiced at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP and Holland and Knight, where he represented public and private companies, and officers and directors in complex commercial, class action, and securities litigation.
Popular Australian centre Marc Stcherbina voiced the growing confidence in Young's squad when he said, 'I don't like pre-empting things or putting a mocker on it, but we certainly have goals of performing better than we did last season.
Andy Mocker, the club's general manager, said: "Dean is a very committed individual and his efforts so far for the campaign are admirable.
The bridge/router product fits neatly into our expanding wide area networking portfolio and should provide us with a competitive edge in the ISDN Remote LAN Access sector," commented Jim Mocker, managing director, Chase Research PLC.
Surrealism was his life and he became an editor, anthologist, translator of the avante-garde in modern French literature and was a member of the College de Pataphysique, a group of intellectuals, whose purpose was to promulgate the works of Alfred Jarry, the French writer and mocker of bourgeois conventions.