pull faces (at someone)

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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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That's remarkable, given that in his biggest hit he did little more than mime and pull faces.
I used to pull faces at the volunteers as I went past."
At first they have been expecting a secondary school band and they pull faces as if to say we'll humour them when we arrive.
There's a story about Norbit's childhood sweetheart (Thandie Newton), but it's just so Murphy can pull faces wearing a fat suit.
"He throws like a machine gun - he's very quick, he's charismatic, and, like Jocky Wilson, he loves to pull faces which really warms him to the crowd.
One more picture shows their wilder side, as they pull faces and gesture at the camera holding a beer bottle.
It's the little touches in Kinect Sports Season 2 though that make the big differences - the ability to jump and pull faces behind an opponent in darts and have your avatar mimic you, or wave your hands during a skiing slalom to trigger off-putting cow bells.