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Pronunciation : teasing

noun : teasing

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) the act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule); provoking someone with persistent annoyances; "he ignored their teases"; "his ribbing was gentle but persistent" ;

  • 2. (

    ) playful vexation; "the parody was just a form of teasing" ;

verb : teasing

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 3. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 4. (

    ) tear into pieces; "tease tissue for microscopic examinations" ;

  • 5. (

    ) raise the nap of (fabrics) ;

  • 8. (

    ) mock or make fun of playfully; "the flirting man teased the young woman" ;

  • 9. (

    ) ruffle (one's hair) by combing the ends towards the scalp, for a full effect ;

Adjective : teasing

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) playfully vexing (especially by ridicule); "his face wore a somewhat quizzical almost impertinent air"- Lawrence Durrell ;

  • 2. (

    ) arousing sexual desire without intending to satisfy it; "her lazy teasing smile" ;


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