make game of (someone or something)

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make game of (someone or something)

To ridicule, mock, or tease someone or something; to make fun of someone or something. I really don't appreciate you making game of my disability like that. Don't make game of your sister—you know how sensitive she is!
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References in classic literature ?
Took a boy's leg out of the socket last week--boy ate five apples and a gingerbread cake-- exactly two minutes after it was all over, boy said he wouldn't lie there to be made game of, and he'd tell his mother if they didn't begin.
In their quietest times, they sang ballads and told tales, for the edification of their pious visitors; or perplexed them with juggling tricks; or grinned at them through horse collars; and when sport itself grew wearisome, they made game of their own stupidity, and began a yawning match.
It was young Sieur de Crespigny of Saintonge, who chanced to be here, and made game of the Englishman, seeing that he was but a small man and hath a face which is full of peace.
My poor old master made game of me for wearing black; but I always said I should be ready for his funeral.
SHE didn't,' rejoined Traddles; 'but her eldest sister - the one that's the Beauty - quite made game of it, I understand.
LESLIE'S stricken TV career could be kick-started by Scottish Television, where he made game show Wheel of Fortune with co-presenter Jenny Powell.