piss-take

pissˈ-take noun (slang)
An instance of mockery
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Main Entry:piss

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piss-take UK US noun [countable] [singular piss-take plural piss-takes] british impolite
an attempt to make someone or something seem silly
Thesaurus: mocking and mockeryhyponym laughter and the sound of laughtersynonym

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ˈpiss-take 7 [piss-take] noun (BrE, taboo, slang)
a joke that is intended to make sb/sth seem ridiculous

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • piss-take — n [C usually singular] BrE informal not polite something you do to make people laugh at someone, especially by copying them in a funny way ▪ The record is a piss take of people who have a high opinion of themselves. →take the piss out of sb/sth… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • piss-take — piss takes N COUNT: usu sing A piss take is an act of making fun of someone or something. [BRIT, INFORMAL, RUDE] …   English dictionary

  • piss-take — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms piss take : singular piss take plural piss takes British impolite an attempt to make someone or something seem silly …   English dictionary

  • piss-take — /ˈpɪs teɪk/ (say pis tayk) noun Colloquial (taboo) a satire or parody: a piss take of a popular sitcom. {from the phrase take the piss; see piss (def. 19) …   Australian English dictionary

  • piss-take — noun (countable usually singular) BrE spoken a joke in which you try to make fun of someone, for example by copying them or laughing at them see also: take the piss out of piss 2 (3) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • piss-take — noun Brit. vulgar slang an act of mockery. Derivatives piss taker noun piss taking noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • piss-take — noun /ˈpɪsteɪk/ a) an instance of taking the piss b) a parody Syn: mickey take, parody, send up …   Wiktionary

  • piss-take — n British an act of mockery, parody. A common back formation from the phrase to take the piss (out of someone) …   Contemporary slang

  • piss-take — Noun. A joke, a tease. Derived from the phrase take the piss …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • Piss-take — 1. satirical version; a send up; 2. send up; make fun of …   Dictionary of Australian slang


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