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tease

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

noun: a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men

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"

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

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"

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"

verb: tear into pieces; "tease tissue for microscopic examinations"

verb: raise the nap of (fabrics)

verb: disentangle and raise the fibers of; "tease wool"

verb: separate the fibers of; "tease wool"

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

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


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tease

Length: 5 letters

Scrabble value: 5

Words with Friends value: 5

Literati value: 5

TWL (USA): Found

SOWPODS (UK): Found


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