make fun of somebody/something
make fun of (someone or something)
To mock or direct insults at someone or something. You can make fun of me all you want, but I love these shoes. Please stop making fun of the movie. You don't have to sit here and watch it, you know.
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make fun of someone or something
to ridicule someone or something. Are you making fun of me? I am making fun of your hat.
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make fun of
Also, poke fun at; make sport of. Mock, ridicule, as in The girls made fun of Mary's shoes, or They poked fun at Willie's haircut, or I wish you wouldn't make sport of the new boy. The first term dates from the early 1700s, the second from the mid-1800s, and the third from the early 1500s.
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
make ˈfun of somebody/something(also poke ˈfun at somebody/something) make unkind remarks or jokes about somebody: People enjoy making fun of the clothes I wear, though they seem all right to me. ♢ It’s a programme that likes to poke fun at the royal family.
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make fun of
To mock; ridicule.
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