take the mickey (out of somebody)


take the mickey (out of somebody)
take the ˈmickey/ˈmick (out of sb) idiom
(BrE, informal) to make sb look or feel silly by copying the way they talk, behave, etc. or by making them believe sth that is not true, often in a way that is not intended to be unkind
Syn: tease, Syn:mock

Are you taking the mickey?

He's always taking the mickey out of her.

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