Meaning of mock-heroic


Pronunciation: (mok'hi-rō'ik), [key]
— adj.
  1. imitating or burlesquing that which is heroic, as in manner, character, or action: mock-heroic dignity.
  2. of or pertaining to a form of satire in which trivial subjects, characters, and events are treated in the ceremonious manner and with the elevated language and elaborate devices characteristic of the heroic style.
  1. an imitation or burlesque of something heroic.
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