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make fun of, poke fun at, chaff, make jokes about, rag, mock, laugh at, guy, satirize, be sarcastic aboutView synonyms
- ‘Some sections of the media may be (in Showas words) ‘needlessly adept at taking pleasure in poking mullock at hapless members of the public’.’
- ‘Henrys just poking mullock at the boy, who he remembers blew out fifteen candles the night of the Leigh House Christmas social.’
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