verb (used with or without object), funned, fun·ning,
adjective, fun·ner, fun·nest.
Words nearby fun
Idioms for fun
Origin of fun
British Dictionary definitions for make fun of
- (adverb) quickly; vigorously
- (interjection) not at all! certainly not!
verb funs, funning or funned
Word Origin for fun
Idioms and Phrases with make fun of (1 of 2)
Also, poke fun at; make sport of. Mock, ridicule, as in The girls made fun of Mary's shoes, or They poked fun at Willie's haircut, or I wish you wouldn't make sport of the new boy. The first term dates from the early 1700s, the second from the mid-1800s, and the third from the early 1500s.
Idioms and Phrases with make fun of (2 of 2)
In addition to the idiom beginning with fun
- fun and games
- funny bone
- funny business
- funny money
- for fun
- like fun
- make fun of
- more fun than a barrel of monkeys
Also see underfunny.