Definition of Pull the leg of

1. Verb. Tell false information to for fun. "Are you pulling my leg?"

Exact synonyms: Kid
Generic synonyms: Befool, Cod, Dupe, Fool, Gull, Put On, Put One Across, Put One Over, Slang, Take In



Pull The Leg Of Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Pull The Leg Of Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pull The Leg Of

pull quote
pull quotes
pull rank
pull round
pull somebody's leg
pull someone's bacon out of the fire
pull someone's chestnuts out of the fire
pull someone's fat out of the fire
pull someone's leg
pull someone down a peg
pull station
pull strings
pull teeth
pull the fat out of the fire
pull the fire alarm
pull the leg of (current term)
pull the other leg
pull the other one, it's got bells on
pull the plug
pull the reins in on someone
pull the reins in on something
pull the rug out from under someone
pull the string
pull the trigger
pull the wool over somebody's eyes
pull the wool over someone's eyes
pull through
pull together
pull up
pull up a pew

Literary usage of Pull the leg of

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1902)
"Then I shall be able to PULL THE LEG of that chap . . . He is always trying to do me. 1889. FRANCIS, Saddle and Mo* cassin [Slang, Jargon and Cant]. ..."

2. Atoms of Empire by Charles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne (1904)
"Finest sort of entertainment imaginable that, Schwartz, when you're at some hole-in-corner foreign town, to go and solemnly pull the leg of the British ..."

3. Atoms of Empire by Charles John Cutcliffe Wright Hyne (1904)
"Finest sort of entertainment imaginable that, Schwartz, when you're at some hole-in-corner foreign town, to go and solemnly pull the leg of the British ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Pull the leg of

Search for Pull the leg of on Dictionary.com!Search for Pull the leg of on Thesaurus.com!Search for Pull the leg of on Google!Search for Pull the leg of on Wikipedia!

Search