make like

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of make like

US, informal
1 : to pretend to be (someone or something)
  • He made like a rooster and strutted across the stage.
2 : to act in a way that does not show one's true feelings
  • He made like he didn't care.

Word by Word Definitions

make play
  1. : behave, act

  2. : to begin or seem to begin (an action)

  3. : to cause to happen to or be experienced by someone

  1. : the manner or style in which a thing is constructed

  2. : brand

  3. : the physical, mental, or moral constitution of a person


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