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mockingly Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. adverb in a disrespectful jeering manner
    jeeringly; gibingly.
  2. adverb in a disrespectful and mocking manner
    scoffingly; derisorily; derisively.
    • `Sorry,' she repeated derisively

Mock"ing*ly adverb
  1. By way of derision; in a contemptuous or mocking manner.

Webster 1913

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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