Poke mullock at

Poke mullock at
ridicule; make fun of

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • poke mullock at — To mock, ridicule • • • Main Entry: ↑mullock …   Useful english dictionary

  • poke mullock at Austral./NZ — informal ridicule. → mullock …   English new terms dictionary

  • poke mullock at — Australian Slang ridicule; make fun of …   English dialects glossary

  • poke fun at — MOCK, make fun of, ridicule, laugh at, jeer at, sneer at, deride, scorn, scoff at, pillory, lampoon, tease, taunt, rag, chaff, jibe at; informal send up, take the mickey out of, kid, rib; Brit. informal wind up; N. Amer. informal goof on, rag on; …   Useful english dictionary

  • mullock — /ˈmʌlək / (say muluhk) noun 1. mining refuse; muck. 2. anything valueless. –verb (i) 3. Colloquial to work in a slipshod way. –phrase 4. poke mullock at, Colloquial to ridicule; make fun of. {British dialect mullock heap of rubbish, refuse. See… …  

  • mullock — mullocky, adj. /mul euhk/, n. 1. (in Australasia) refuse or rubbish, as rock or earth, from a mine; muck. 2. poke mullock at, Australian. to ridicule. [1350 1400; orig. dial. E; ME mullok, equiv. to mul dust, mold, rubbish (cf. OE myl dust; vowel …   Universalium

  • mullock — [ mʌlək] noun 1》 dialect rubbish or nonsense. 2》 Austral./NZ rock which contains no gold or from which gold has been extracted. Phrases poke mullock at Austral./NZ informal ridicule. Origin ME: dimin. of earlier mul dust, rubbish , from MDu …   English new terms dictionary

  • poke — I. /poʊk / (say pohk) verb (poked, poking) –verb (t) 1. to thrust against or into (something) with the finger or arm, a stick, etc.; prod: to poke a person in the ribs. 2. to make (a hole, one s way, etc.) by or as by thrusting. 3. to thrust or… …  

  • laugh at — Syn: ridicule, mock, deride, scoff at, jeer at, sneer at, jibe at, make fun of, poke fun at; informal take the mickey out of; Austral. / NZ; informal poke mullock at …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • wind someone up — 1 (Brit. informal) Katie was just winding me up: TEASE, make fun of, chaff; informal take the mickey out of, send up, rib, josh, kid, have on, pull someone s leg; N. Amer. informal …   Useful english dictionary

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