To overexaggerate the importance of something •Usu used in the nega-tive: Don’t make a thing about my going to Monday Night Football (1934+)
- Make away
verb (intransitive, adverb) 1. to depart in haste 2. make away with
/məˈkeɪbə/ noun 1. Miriam. 1932–2008, South African singer and political activist; banned from South Africa from 1960 to 1990
- Make bail
Put up security as an assurance that someone released from prison will appear for trial, as in He didn’t think he could make bail for his brother. The use of bail for “security” was first recorded in 1495.
[meyk-beyt] /ˈmeɪkˌbeɪt/ noun, Archaic. 1. a person who causes contention or discord.