tease, teaser, annoyer, vexer(noun)
someone given to teasing (as by mocking or stirring curiosity)
coquette, flirt, vamp, vamper, minx, tease, prickteaser(noun)
a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men
tease, teasing, ribbing, tantalization(verb)
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, beleaguer(verb)
"The children teased the boy because of his stammer"
tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally, ride(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"
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, loosen(verb)
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.
Origin: From tesen, from tæsan, from taisijanan, from dāy-. Cognate with tezen, tæse. Related to touse, tose.
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
Examples of tease in a Sentence
A lot more research is needed to tease apart what it is in coffee that might be having these effects.
Woman does make-up for mainly two reasons. First is to please oneself only and second is to tease other females.
It implies so much that's gone on from 'Jedi' till now, they don't call it a teaser for nothing. They want to tease you.
Essentially, we were able to tease out details of the emergence of the modern world - the age of mammals - from the ashes of the age of the dinosaurs.
Larger research studies are needed which include a placebo group and can tease out which specific parts of the psychotherapy the MDMA may be helping with.
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- pentinarCatalan, Valencian
- škádlit, vtipálekCzech
- drillepind, drilleDanish
- kämmen, hänseln, auf den Arm nehmen, verführen, aufziehen, reizen, provozieren, hecheln, necken, verarschenGerman
- provocar, molestar, incitar, cardar, peinar, embromar, burlarse, tentar, tomar el pelo, alborotarSpanish
- کسی را دست انداختنPersian
- härnätä, viekoitella, vietellä, kiusoitella, ärsyttää, kiusata, houkutellaFinnish
- tarraing àScottish Gaelic
- bosszant, ugratHungarian
- burlarsi, tentare, sedurre, cardare, pettinare, provocare, stuzzicareItalian
- からかう, ちょっかいを出す, 誘うJapanese
- ಕೀಟಲೆ ಮಾಡುKannada
- 찍접거리다, 놀리다Korean
- за́кача, прима́мува, задева, за́дева, закачаMacedonian
- droczyć sięPolish
- cardar, tirar sarro, irritar, tentar, seduzir, pentear, caçoar, zombar, provocar, provocaçãoPortuguese
- чеса́ть, начёсывать, поддра́знивать, провоци́ровать, зама́нивать, дразни́ть, надоеда́ть, мани́ть, дразнитьRussian
- zadirkivati, provocirati, izazivatiSerbo-Croatian
- reta, karda, kammaSwedish
- trêu chọcVietnamese
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