make fun

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Verb1.make fun - subject to laughter or ridiculemake fun - subject to laughter or ridicule; "The satirists ridiculed the plans for a new opera house"; "The students poked fun at the inexperienced teacher"; "His former students roasted the professor at his 60th birthday"
bemock, mock - treat with contempt; "The new constitution mocks all democratic principles"
tease - mock or make fun of playfully; "the flirting man teased the young woman"
lampoon, satirise, satirize - ridicule with satire; "The writer satirized the politician's proposal"
debunk, expose - expose while ridiculing; especially of pretentious or false claims and ideas; "The physicist debunked the psychic's claims"
stultify - cause to appear foolish; "He stultified himself by contradicting himself and being inconsistent"
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she exclaimed, furiously:" I'll teach you to spy out my secrets and to make fun of me
Rashid Ahmad, a retired police officer, had moved the petition, submitting that actors make fun of important personalities, especially police personnel, in TV comedy shows and stage plays.
Like when I hosted shows, I made sure I didn't make fun of others.
Others pointed out that no one could really make fun of Swift the way she makes fun of herself as well.
He said he had not meant to make fun of Latvia's history but conceded that next time he would try to get his message across in a less ambiguous manner, without borrowing pictures found on the web.
I mean, sure I make fun of poor people in general, but not those kids specifically, I didn't even know them.
I have long stopped smiling and laughing it off when people make fun of me and pretending that it that it is fine for them to say things like that.
Ever since Amanda was placed under a 5150 psychiatric hold, she is referred to as having 'mental issues,' so you can't make fun of her.