Definition of make sport of in US English:

make sport of


  • Make fun of.

    • ‘You're, you know, you're taking the national sport and making sport of it.’
    • ‘And I realize that I have been made sport of by an awful lot of folks, particularly the late-night comedians.’
    • ‘He knows how to humiliate people, find their weaknesses and make sport of them.’
    • ‘She averted her eyes, thinking she was being made sport of.’
    • ‘Of course, they were wonderful objects to make sport of and play with.’
    make fun of, poke fun at, chaff, make jokes about, rag, mock, laugh at, guy, satirize, be sarcastic about
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