Views Read Edit View history. The term sometimes refers to a form of mockery in which the mocker exaggerates the other person's characteristics; pretending to take on his or her attitudes, etc. Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the top. Yeah, I think you're right about the specific usage here. For them to do what they've done, I think they're taking the piss, really. American definition and synonyms of take a piss from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited. Btw, I couldn't find any guidelines for a vulgarity threshold, and other questions have already used this word, so I didn't obscure it, e.
Taking the piss
Andrew Vit 1, 2 12 After about 6 years of being in total ignorance, I finally now get the idea behind Craig David's lyrics in the song "She's On Fire" where he says "she's so hot it's like she's straight taking the piss". In this context, said from the side of the entity taking advantage, it says "we will be taking the piss" , we will be taking advantage of the other entity. If you take the piss out of , you're mocking them, having a laugh at their expense. My understanding of this phrase breaks down to: The diversity of jokes and anecdotes ranged from physical handicaps, women, permissive parenting, capital punishment, the piss , poop, sex joke genre, to the malicious The Three Stooges-slapstick type.
Taking the piss - Wikipedia
Now we've got McRae for the last 16 months of a tenure which will be remembered for Rod Stewart taking the piss out of him at a Scottish Cup draw, another draw which had to be redone with him staring lost into the fishbowl, and the current disintegration of the organisation of which he's figurehead. Heavy Words Lightly Thrown: Retrieved from " https: This was particularly the case when dyeing items blue with indigo or more traditionally with woad , before synthetic dyes were invented or made commercially available.
Description: Bacteria-killing viruses present in women's bladders, says study. Adrian Quist angry annoyed bait besotted blind drunk blotto body waste ca-ca craw crocked crummy dirty word egest enraged exasperated excreta excretory product filth. Taking the piss out of them is the way forward, you'll see. The diversity of jokes and anecdotes ranged from physical handicaps, women, permissive parenting, capital punishment, the piss , poop, sex joke genre, to the malicious The Three Stooges-slapstick type. The dialogue you describe doesn't really make sense for that use of the phrase.