To tease; jape; mock (1840+)
And Republicans poke fun at Nancy Pelosi for not getting the message.
This initiative highlights activists from Cuba to China, who use satire to poke fun at their blundering and oppressive regimes.
But when the pageant itself starts to poke fun at the contestants, organizers should expect that they will lose all credibility.
Leno similarly used his Qaddafi joke to poke fun at someone else, namely Kanye West.
Al Gore appeared on SNL to poke fun at some of his shortcomings during his run for the White House in 2000.
Well now, if you'll promise not to laugh or poke fun at me, I'll up and tell.
The Lacedaemonians were unkind enough to poke fun at these unfortunates.
The doctor had one annoying habit—imagined he had the right to poke fun at everybody simply because he was a doctor.
There are some persons at whom it is not safe to poke fun and Colonel Bull is one.
He did love to poke fun (or what he conceived fun) at fair, fat and forty.