Definition of leg–pulling



  1. :  the action of one that practices leg-pulls or an instance of such action fishermen's yarns and mutual leg-pulling — Samuel Pollock never could stand criticism or leg-pulling — Paul Scott

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Origin and Etymology of leg–pulling

from the phrase pull one's leg

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to criticize severely

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