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PULL SOMEONE'S LEG

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does pull someone's leg mean? 

PULL SOMEONE'S LEG (verb)
  The verb PULL SOMEONE'S LEG has 1 sense:

1. subject to a playful hoax or joke

  Familiarity information: PULL SOMEONE'S LEG used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PULL SOMEONE'S LEG (verb)


Sense 1pull someone's leg [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Subject to a playful hoax or joke

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

hoax; play a joke on; pull someone's leg

Hypernyms (to "pull someone's leg" is one way to...):

cozen; deceive; delude; lead on (be false to; be dishonest with)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody


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