Dictionary Results for tease


1. tease - noun

· someone given to teasing (as by mocking or stirring curiosity)

Synonym(s): teaser, annoyer, vexer

Hypernym(s): unwelcome_person, persona_non_grata




2. tease - noun

· a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men

Synonym(s): coquette, flirt, vamp, vamper, minx, prickteaser

Hypernym(s): woman, adult_female




3. tease - noun

· 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"

Synonym(s): teasing, ribbing, tantalization

Hypernym(s): harassment, molestation




4. tease - verb

· annoy persistently; "The children teased the boy because of his stammer"

Synonym(s): badger, pester, bug, beleaguer

Hypernym(s): torment, rag, bedevil, crucify, dun, frustrate




5. tease - verb

· 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"

Synonym(s): razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally, ride

Hypernym(s): mock, bemock




6. tease - verb

· 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"

Hypernym(s): manipulate, keep_in_line, control




7. tease - verb

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

Hypernym(s): shred, tear_up, rip_up




8. tease - verb

· raise the nap of (fabrics)

Hypernym(s): change_surface




9. tease - verb

· disentangle and raise the fibers of; "tease wool"

Synonym(s): tease_apart, loosen

Hypernym(s): disentangle, unsnarl, straighten_out




10. tease - verb

· separate the fibers of; "tease wool"

Synonym(s): card

Hypernym(s): separate




11. tease - verb

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

Hypernym(s): ridicule, roast, guy, blackguard, laugh_at, jest_at, rib, make_fun, poke_fun




12. tease - verb

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

Synonym(s): fluff

Hypernym(s): comb, comb_out, disentangle





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