take the piss - definition and synonyms

phrase British impolite
  1. 1
    to say something to try to make someone look silly
    take the piss out of:

    His friends were taking the piss out of him.

  2. 2
    to say or do something that annoys people because they think it is unreasonable

    £5 for a cup of coffee! They’re taking the piss!

See also main entry: piss