poke fun

poking fun; poked fun; pokes fun

Definitions of poke fun
  1. verb
    subject to laughter or ridicule
    “The students poked fun at the inexperienced teacher”
    synonyms: blackguard, guy, jest at, laugh at, make fun, rib, ridicule, roast
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    mock or make fun of playfully
    lampoon, satirise, satirize
    ridicule with satire
    debunk, expose
    expose while ridiculing; especially of pretentious or false claims and ideas
    cause to appear foolish
    uncloak, unmask
    reveal the true nature of
    type of:
    bemock, mock
    treat with contempt
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