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"
To subject (someone) to laughter or ridicule.
The numerical value of poke fun in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of poke fun in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Beverley Hills, 90210, not only do we poke fun and celebrate the show, we also get some jokes in about the actor's lives.
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.
Nothing kills comedy quite like people who are constantly offended, the Post’s impossible to be funny if we’re not allowed to poke fun at each other and that’s what’s happening with a new generation of people who seem to be offended for a living.
When a sensible quote is adored a lot by many or most people on a person’s INDIVIDUAL social media account, then wondering why it feels usually as if he has either cracked a joke under the guise of a thought or others are just trying to poke fun on him through a deluge of LIKE & COMMENT vote and often both; especially more when the same post has also his own photo on it.
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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