Definitions for poke fun

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word poke fun

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ridicule, roast, guy, blackguard, laugh at, jest at, rib, make fun, poke fun(verb)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. poke fun(Verb)

    To subject (someone) to laughter or ridicule.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of poke fun in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of poke fun in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. The Apple Pencil:

    Leave it to Apple to poke fun at styluses for years and then go create the new stylus gold standard, the $100 Apple Pencil enables the best digital writing and sketching experience I’ve ever had on a tablet.

  2. Ronn Torossian:

    The brand which will suffer the most from Steve Harvey ’s gaffe at the Miss Universe contest is Steve Harvey, what a terrible mistake. Viewers seemed to agree. They took to Twitter to poke fun at the Family Feud host's mix up. — Olivia Jansen( @OliviaJansen95) December 21, 2015 — Lauren Vizza( @laurenmvizza) December 21, 2015 — Greg Johnson( @TornadoGreg) December 21, 2015 However, Alec Shankman, head of alternative programming digital media at Abrams Artists Agency, believe there will be no long-term impact on Harvey's career.

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Translations for poke fun

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • vysmívat se, vystavit výsměchu, vysmát seCzech
  • ridicolizzareItalian

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