Meaning of 嘲

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Total strokes: 15; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mouth) conveys the meaning.
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    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
    • [ cháo ] to face; direct, facing; dynasty; morning
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  • Pinyin: cháo
    English Definition: to ridicule; to mock
    Chinese Definition:
    Example Words:
    嘲笑 cháo xiào to jeer at; to deride; to ridicule; mockery; derision
    嘲弄 cháo nòng to tease; to poke fun at; to make fun of
    嘲讽 cháo fěng to sneer at; to ridicule; to taunt
    自嘲 cháo to mock oneself; to laugh at oneself
    解嘲 jiě cháo to try to cover up in an embarrassing situation; to justify oneself; to find excuses
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  • Pinyin: zhāo
    English Definition: see 嘲哳 , (onom.) twitter; twittering sound
    Chinese Definition:
    Example Words:
    嘲哳 zhāo zhā (onom.) twitter; twittering sound
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Example Sentences
He is exposed to the ridicule of the public.
He felt victimised by his co-workers, who constantly made fun of him.