make faces (at someone)

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make faces (at someone)

To make distorted, silly, or humorous facial expressions (at someone), usually for one's own or someone else's amusement, or as a show of disgust. Jimmy, quit making faces at Sarah this instant and pay attention! Mom, tell Billy to quit making faces, he's really annoying me!
See also: face, make

make faces

(at someone) Go to make a face (at someone).
See also: face, make

pull/make ˈfaces/a ˈface (at somebody/something)

produce an expression on your face to show that you do not like somebody/something or in order to make somebody laugh: What are you pulling a face at now?The little girl stood outside the window of the cafe making faces at everybody. ▶ ˈface-pulling noun: He amazed the audience with his silent mime and face-pulling performance.
See also: face, make, pull
References in classic literature ?
They were just beginning to write this down on their slates, when the White Rabbit interrupted: `UNimportant, your Majesty means, of course,' he said in a very respectful tone, but frowning and making faces at him as he spoke.
There he halted and looked down upon his pursuer, making faces at him and calling him such choice names as occurred to the fertile man-brain.
She was making noises as if she were crying and making faces at him, telling him to shut up and he was the worst boy in the nursery and nobody liked him.