Definition of Mock-heroic

1. Noun. A satirical imitation of heroic verse.

Generic synonyms: Caricature, Imitation, Impersonation



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mock-heroic

mochaccinos
mochas
mochell
mochells
mochie
mochier
mochiest
mochiko
mochila
mochilas
mochis
mochs
mochy
mociology
mock
mock-heroic (current term)
mock-orange
mock-up
mock azalia
mock exam
mock exams
mock orange
mock privet
mock strawberry
mock sun
mock turtle soup
mock up
mockable
mockado
mockadoes

Literary usage of Mock-heroic

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1. The Political History of England by William Hunt, Reginald Lane Poole (1912)
"The Splendid Shilling (1703) of John Philips is a brilliant example of the mock-heroic, which introduced the author to the favour of the tory leaders, ..."

2. The History of England from the Accession of Anne to the Death of George II by Isaac Saunders Leadam (1909)
"The Splendid Shilling (1703) of John Philips is a brilliant example of the mock-heroic, which introduced the author to the favour of the tory leaders, ..."

3. English Epic and Heroic Poetry by William Macneile Dixon (1912)
"CHAPTER XII THE mock-heroic IN ENGLISH POETRY VERSE, it is agreed, adds to the emotional force of expression. Words convey the poet's meaning, ..."

4. The Works of Washington Irving by Washington Irving (1861)
"Scroggins, an attempt at mock heroic poetry. WHILE Goldsmith was yet laboring at his treatise, the promise made him "by Dr. Milner was carried into effect, ..."

5. Works by Washington Irving (1897)
"... an Attempt at Mock-Heroic Poetry. WHILE Goldsmith was yet laboring at his treatise, the promise made him by Dr. Milner was carried into effect, ..."

6. An Explanatory and Pronouncing Dictionary of the Noted Names of Fiction by William Adolphus Wheeler (1865)
"... tfie Italian poet, in his mock-heroic poem entitled " Secchia Kapita," or " The Каре of the Bucket;" represented as false, brave, noisy, and hectoring. ..."

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