take the mickey out of


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take the mickey (out of someone or something)

To tease, mock, or ridicule (someone or something); to joke or kid around (about someone or something). (A variant of "take the piss (out of someone).") If you are so serious-minded that you can't take the mickey out of yourself every once in a while, you're going to have a hard time enjoying most of life. It really hurt Steph's feelings to know that the group had been taking the mickey out of her that whole time.
See also: mickey, of, take

take the mickey out of

Chiefly British
To tease or mock (someone).
See also: mickey, of, out, take
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