leg-pulling

noun
plural -s

Definition of leg-pulling 

: 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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History and Etymology for leg-pulling

from the phrase pull one's leg

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