Definitions for tease
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word tease.
tease, teaser, annoyer, vexernoun
someone given to teasing (as by mocking or stirring curiosity)
coquette, flirt, vamp, vamper, minx, tease, prickteasernoun
a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men
tease, teasing, ribbing, tantalizationverb
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"
tease, badger, pester, bug, beleaguerverb
"The children teased the boy because of his stammer"
tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally, rideverb
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"
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"
tear into pieces
"tease tissue for microscopic examinations"
raise the nap of (fabrics)
tease, tease apart, loosenverb
disentangle and raise the fibers of
separate the fibers of
mock or make fun of playfully
"the flirting man teased the young woman"
ruffle (one's hair) by combing the ends towards the scalp, for a full effect
One who teases.
A single act of teasing.
A cock tease; an exotic dancer; a stripper.
To separate the fibres of a fibrous material
To comb (originally with teasels) so that the fibres all lie in one direction
To poke fun at.
To provoke or disturb by annoying remarks and other annoyances.
To entice, to tempt.
Etymology: From tesen, from tæsan, from taisijanan, from dāy-. Cognate with tezen, tæse. Related to touse, tose.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: tæsan , Saxon.
Not by the force of carnal reason,
But indefatigable teasing. Samuel Butler.
My friends always tease me about him, because he has no estate. Spectator, №. 475.
After having been present in publick debates, he was teased by his mother to inform her of what had passed. Addison.
We system-makers can sustain
The thesis, which you grant was plain;
And with remarks and comments tease ye,
In case the thing before was easy. Matthew Prior.
to comb or card, as wool or flax
to stratch, as cloth, for the purpose of raising a nap; teasel
to tear or separate into minute shreds, as with needles or similar instruments
to vex with importunity or impertinence; to harass, annoy, disturb, or irritate by petty requests, or by jests and raillery; to plague
one who teases or plagues
Actress Lisa Rinna is the host of Oxygen Network's Tease, airing since 2007. Known to television audiences from her starring roles on Dancing with the Stars, Soap Talk, Melrose Place and Days of our Lives, Emmy-nominated Rinna is also recognizable for her signature layered hairstyle. Each Tease episode features two up-and-coming hair stylists as they face-off in an exciting Olympics-style tournament. The aspiring stylists put their skills to the tress test in front of a panel of expert judges: hairstylist Peter Ishkhans, model Roshumba Williams and agent Frank Moore. The aspiring stylists compete for a chance at the supreme challenge – a one-on-one battle with one of three high-profile master stylists, Clyde Haygood, Stephanie Hobgood and Kim Vo. Should the aspiring stylist surpass the expertise of a hair pro, his or her photo is hung on the Tease hair wall of fame and he or she receives the “silver scissors”, the crowning symbol of a styling victory. Each episode includes a themed timed challenge designed to push the stylists’ skills to the limit. The challenges in the 2007 season include: Ep#1 Celeb Look-alike Ep#2 Long to Short Ep#3 Blondes Have More Fun Ep#4 Identical Twins Ep#5 Rock n' Roll Hair Ep#6 Avant Garde
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
tēz, v.t. to comb or card, as wool: to scratch, as cloth: to raise a nap: to vex with importunity, jests, &c.: to torment, irritate.—n. one who teases or torments.—n. Teas′er, one who teases out anything: the stoker of a glass-works furnace.—adj. Teas′ing, vexatious.—adv. Teas′ingly. [A.S. tǽsan, to pluck; Dut. teezen, Ger. zeisen.]
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The numerical value of tease in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of tease in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
A lot more research is needed to tease apart what it is in coffee that might be having these effects.
Apple Wallet's quite possible the company will tease new AR/VR features without outright revealing a new device.
What we've been able to tease out from the mathematical model is it's not necessarily that these cells are migrating in a directed way, actually these cells are diffusing, there's no direction to their migration. It's like when you put a drop of milk into a cup of coffee that you haven't stirred. Eventually that milk will be spread evenly throughout your coffee, and these cells are doing the same sort of thing - they're moving in an undirected manner and eventually, slowly, they manage to fully colonize the skin of this animal.
Bryer Schmegelsky was Bryer Schmegelsky. I never get to hug Bryer Schmegelsky again. I never get to tease Bryer Schmegelsky again. I never get to spend a minute with Bryer Schmegelsky again, a lot of parents know how I feel right now.
I was living in pleasure... Till I stumbled upon some peace. And then my Master questioned... And a little did he tease: Are you just living to die? Or will you go on a quest to find out ‘Who am I?’
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- pentinarCatalan, Valencian
- škádlit, vtipálekCzech
- drille, drillepindDanish
- necken, aufziehen, reizen, verführen, auf den Arm nehmen, verarschen, hänseln, provozieren, hecheln, kämmenGerman
- burlarse, tentar, embromar, peinar, cardar, incitar, molestar, tomar el pelo, alborotar, provocarSpanish
- کسی را دست انداختنPersian
- kiusoitella, kiusata, vietellä, houkutella, viekoitella, ärsyttää, härnätäFinnish
- tarraing àScottish Gaelic
- ugrat, bosszantHungarian
- sedurre, tentare, stuzzicare, burlarsi, provocare, pettinare, cardareItalian
- ちょっかいを出す, 誘う, からかうJapanese
- ಕೀಟಲೆ ಮಾಡುKannada
- 찍접거리다, 놀리다Korean
- прима́мува, закача, за́кача, за́дева, задеваMacedonian
- droczyć sięPolish
- zombar, cardar, provocar, tirar sarro, seduzir, irritar, pentear, provocação, caçoar, tentarPortuguese
- мани́ть, начёсывать, поддра́знивать, провоци́ровать, зама́нивать, дразнить, надоеда́ть, дразни́ть, чеса́тьRussian
- provocirati, izazivati, zadirkivatiSerbo-Croatian
- kamma, karda, retaSwedish
- trêu chọcVietnamese
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