make fun of

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To tease, ridicule or make jokes about.

Etymology:

  • Recorded 1737. Preserves the older meaning of fun, from Middle English fon, fonne, fun meaning "a cheat, trick, hoax", from a verb fun meaning "to cheat, trick".
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Please stop making fun of your sister and just help her.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

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का मजाक बनाया

ಗೇಲಿ ಮಾಡಿ

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