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pull faces (at someone)

To make distorted, silly, or humorous facial expressions (at someone) for one's own or someone else's amusement. I get great laughs out of my nieces and nephews by pulling faces at them. Mom, tell Billy to quit pulling faces, he's really annoying me!
See also: face, pull
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One more picture shows their wilder side, as they pull faces and gesture at the camera holding a beer bottle.
David Tennant was popular as the Doctor because his idea of acting seems to be to pull faces and engage in bug-eyed hysteria, things which children find funny.
When I let people sample the meat they say how tasty it is - but when I then tell them what it is, some pull faces at the thought of eating eel," he said.
Mum Lindsey said: "That's all he does all day, he loves to pull faces to frighten people.
Michelle thought it would be funny and said: "I don't normally pull faces like that
Taking your partner to the European Parliament to pull faces might not be the ideal romantic night but Valentines Day next year will be a date with destiny for UKIP MEP Mike Nattrass and his merry band of 45 gurners.
As the fireworks signal midnight we break on through to the other side, dance despite the weather and pull faces at the clouds.