make fun of
phrasal to make an object of amusement or laughter ; ridicule, mock

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • make\ fun\ of — • make fun of • poke fun at v. phr. informal To joke about; laugh at; tease; mock. Men like to make fun of the trimmings on women s hats. James poked fun at the new pupil because her speech was not like the other pupils …   Словарь американских идиом

  • make fun of — or poke fun at to make jokes about someone or something in an unkind way The other children made fun of her because she was always so serious …   English dictionary

  • make fun of — (someone/something) to make a joke about someone or something in an unkind way. At first the kids made fun of her because she spoke with a Dutch accent …   New idioms dictionary

  • make fun of — ► make fun of tease or laugh at in a mocking way. Main Entry: ↑fun …   English terms dictionary

  • make fun of — index disparage, jape, jeer, mock (deride), pillory Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • make fun of — TEASE, poke fun at, chaff, rag; ridicule, mock, laugh at, taunt, jeer at, scoff at, deride; parody, lampoon, caricature, satirize; informal take the mickey out of, rib, kid, have on, pull someone s leg …   Useful english dictionary

  • make fun of — or[poke fun at] {v. phr.}, {informal} To joke about; laugh at; tease; mock. * /Men like to make fun of the trimmings on women s hats./ * /James poked fun at the new pupil because her speech was not like the other pupils./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make fun of — or[poke fun at] {v. phr.}, {informal} To joke about; laugh at; tease; mock. * /Men like to make fun of the trimmings on women s hats./ * /James poked fun at the new pupil because her speech was not like the other pupils./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make fun of — Synonyms and related words: be merry with, crack a joke, crack wise, deride, fleer at, fun, gibe at, grin at, hold in derision, jape, jest, joke, josh, kid, kid around, laugh at, laugh to scorn, make a funny, make fun, make game of, make merry… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • make fun of — verb To tease, ridicule or make jokes about, generally in a manner. Please stop making fun of your sister and just help her! Syn: make sport of, poke fun, mock, deride …   Wiktionary

  • make fun of — tease, laugh at, poke fun at    Ko is angry because you made fun of him. You teased him …   English idioms

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