An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (sarcastic)
a. burlón
The mocking laughter of the audience infuriated the actor.La risa burlona del público enfureció al actor.
b. socarrón
"I would never eat in a restaurant like that," said the gourmand in a mocking tone."Jamás comería en un restaurante así," dijo el gastrónomo en tono socarrón.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (mockery)
a. las burlas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
When Johnny could no longer stand their mocking, he ran from the room crying.Cuando Johnny ya no pudo soportar sus burlas, salió llorando del cuarto.
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mocking [ˈmɒkɪŋ]
burlón; socarrón
burlas (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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