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Overview of verb tease

The verb tease has 9 senses

  • tease, badger, pester, bug, beleaguer -- (annoy persistently; "The children teased the boy because of his stammer")

  • tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally, ride -- (harass with persistent criticism or carping; "The children teased the new teacher"; "Don't ride me so hard over my failure"; "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie")

  • tease -- (to arouse hope, desire, or curiosity without satisfying them; "The advertisement is intended to tease the customers"; "She has a way of teasing men with her flirtatious behavior")

  • tease -- (tear into pieces; "tease tissue for microscopic examinations")

  • tease -- (raise the nap of (fabrics))

  • tease, tease apart, loosen -- (disentangle and raise the fibers of; "tease wool")

  • tease, card -- (separate the fibers of; "tease wool")

  • tease -- (mock or make fun of playfully; "the flirting man teased the young woman")

  • tease, fluff -- (ruffle (one's hair) by combing the ends towards the scalp, for a full effect)

Overview of adj teased

The adj teased has 1 sense

  • teased, titillated -- (feeling mild pleasurable excitement)