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piss-take Line breaks: piss-take

Definition of piss-take in English:


British vulgar slang
An act of mockery.
Example sentences
  • If this is a piss-take or a satire, it's still a bit too close to the bone to be funny.
  • I think most of the special features are obviously piss-takes by Morris.
  • I'm not saying it won't appeal to those people, but we're not doing a 1970s piss-take.
informal spoof, mickey-take
West Indian informal pappyshow
rare pasquinade, pasticcio


Example sentences
  • This was apart from the fact that the nomination process has obviously been hijacked by piss-takers.
  • Jests and japes are part and parcel of life at Falkirk these days, where pranksters and piss-takers such as John Hughes, Steve Tosh and Owen Coyle prey on those with blunter tongues.
  • They don't want to just stop the piss-takers; they want nothing short of a radical new order, whereby respect for God enjoys the same claim on our laws as free speech.
Example sentences
  • A more subtle script at times than I thought possible, and yet that collides with very heavy piss-taking (satire is too refined a word).
  • But when objective evidence is uncovered that justifies all the piss-taking…
  • Actually, on further reading, I think there's some piss-taking going on.
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