Synonyms and Antonyms of making sport of
to make (someone or something) the object of unkind laughter
- The commentator often makes sport of the fashion choices of the famous.
scoffing (at), scorning, sneering (at)
bad-mouthing, belittling, decrying, disparaging, pooh-poohing (also poohing), putting down
chaffing, jiving, joshing, kidding, quizzing, rallying, razzing, ribbing, riding, teasing, tweaking, twitting
baiting, barracking [chiefly British], bugging, catcalling, harassing, harrying, hassling, heckling, needling, pestering, ragging, targeting, taunting, tormenting
aping, burlesquing, caricaturing, imitating, lampooning, mimicking, parodying, parroting, pillorying, satirizing, taking off (on), travestying