make sport of

make sport of
phrasal ridicule, mock

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • make sport of — index disparage Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • make sport of — dated make fun of * * * make sport of somewhat formal + old fashioned : to laugh at and make jokes about (someone or something) in an unkind way They made sport of [=made fun of] the way he talked. • • • Main Entry: ↑sport …   Useful english dictionary

  • make sport of — See: MAKE FUN OF …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make sport of — See: MAKE FUN OF …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make\ sport\ of — See: make fun of …   Словарь американских идиом

  • make sport of — make a joke at someone s expense, mock someone …   English contemporary dictionary

  • make sport of — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. tease, deride, mock; see ridicule …   English dictionary for students

  • make sport of — Mock, ridicule, deride, scout, scoff at, jeer at, laugh at …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • make game of — To make sport of, to ridicule ● game * * * make (a) game of archaic mock; taunt …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

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