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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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Mrs Partridge was accused of pulling faces and doing silly walks behind the backs of school principal Mrs Hickling and vice-principal Lucy Wheeler.
Off with the hats, the squawking and pulling faces and bring on the serious, intelligent, shy man we are told lives behind the facade.
She had sworn at Sheriff John Montgomery after he ordered her to be taken to the cells for pulling faces.
ROB STYLES had us all pulling faces with his handling of the Manchester City game - Shay Given included.
THE trial was halted five times when District Judge Michael Ableson reprimanded Picewicz for talking, laughing, pulling faces and fidgeting at the back of the court.
A SENIOR teacher from Coventry was sacked by a top private school for allegedly pulling faces and making rude comments behind the backs of her bosses.
The cast seemed to have fun filming the comic scenes and actors Gregson and Marsh were spotted pulling faces in between takes.
LISA Fraser from Stockbridge Village sent this picture of niece Alex, three and nephews, John, eight and Luke, four pulling faces to scare their nan Sadie, while Jason Vlasman snapped Charles Cooper and his two year-old daughter Emilia from Halewood.
Pulling faces and playing with the youngster, Harry showed he had his mother's touch as he cuddled him on his lap.
I wonder if that "something" was along the lines of: "I've just about had enough of snotty kids, emboldened by reinforced glass, pulling faces and trying to wind me up, and frankly I wouldn't mind being returned to my natural environment.
Mostly done via the medium of pulling faces, but choice comments have included: "This fish tastes like fish", "Is that soap?
The campaign points out several "extremely dangerous" activities which many parents allow their children to do while in the car, including pulling faces at other drivers and playing with electric windows.
The 27-year-old camped it up, pulling faces, telling stories, leaving comic pauses and adapting his lyrics to give them a cheeky Scottish twist.