Learner's definition of MOCKERY
behavior or speech that makes fun of someone or something in a hurtful way
mocking behavior or speech
The bright orange house was an object of mockery on our street. [=people mocked the house; people laughed at it and criticized it]
His kind of personality invites mockery.
the children's cruel mockery of each other
a bad or useless copy of something
◊ If you make a mockery of something, you make it seem ridiculous or useless.