- 1. He is a faintly comical figure who fears being made fun of.
- 2. The other boys tease him because he is fat.
- 3. The boys got a rise out of Joe by teasing him.
- 4. That newspaper columnist derides the mayor whenever he can.
- 5. It was miserable of you to make fun of him.
- 6. His crazy ideas made him the target of their jokes.
- 7. We bantered Nick on the subject of marriage.
- 10. They joked about his ineptitude.