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poke fun

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ridicule, roast, guy, blackguard, laugh at, jest at, rib, make fun, poke funverb

    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"

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  1. poke funverb

    To subject (someone) to laughter or ridicule.

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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

Examples of poke fun in a Sentence

  1. 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.

  2. Charlotte McKinney:

    Right now my main focus is really in the acting space, doing as many auditions as possible that fit my passion, one of which is comedy, i think modeling will always be a part of my life, but acting is much more meaningful and what feeds my soul right now. We live in such a different, kinda crazy world right now, I do love the ability to laugh and poke fun at things. Not taking anything too seriously really is the name of the game right now.

  3. Tobly McSmith:

    Beverley Hills, 90210, not only do we poke fun and celebrate the show, we also get some jokes in about the actor's lives.

  4. Adam Carolla:

    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.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    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.

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  • vysmívat se, vystavit výsměchu, vysmát seCzech
  • ridicolizzareItalian

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