Kid, tease joked verb.
1989, basile Kerblay, gorbachev's Russia, they used to poke fun at his boorish ways.
The humorist has long been poking fun at figures high in the social and political spheres, drawing the ire from many of them.See also: fun, poke.See also: fun, poke poke fun at someone or something to make fun of someone or something.German pochen "to knock, rap both from Proto-Germanic root *puk-, casino royal weil am rhein perhaps imitative.To taunt, mock, or make fun of someone.Close, thesaurus, the thesaurus of synonyms and related words is fully integrated into the dictionary.Click on the thesaurus category heading under the button in an entry to see the synonyms and related words for that meaning.Kid, tease jokes verb.
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To poke fun "tease" first attested 1840; to poke around "search" is from 1809.90 of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing.To poke along "advance lazily; walk at a leisurely pace" is from 1833).These words appear in red, and are graded with stars.I was just poking fun at himI didn't think he'd take it so personally!