Definition of leg-pulling in English:

leg-pulling

Pronunciation /ˈleɡ ˌpo͝oliNG/ /ˈlɛɡ ˌpʊlɪŋ/

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noun

informal

See leg-pull

‘There may be fiddle playing, singing, guitar playing, Irish dancing, poetry reading, lie-telling and leg-pulling.’
  • ‘The proud dad said his son dealt with the leg-pulling from friends and teasing ‘in a really remarkable way’ with a maturity beyond his years.’
  • ‘We tried to dissuade him, but I guessed by the gleam of mischief in his eye that that he was doing a bit of leg-pulling.’
  • ‘Shaun said: ‘We had some leg-pulling from colleagues to begin with.’’
  • ‘He's now oblivious to his workmates' leg-pulling and says: ‘I wouldn't be without my three-wheeler even though I've never been above 60 mph because it shakes too much.’’