Definitions For Tease

noun

  • The act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule); provoking someone with persistent annoyances
  • A seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men
  • Someone given to teasing (as by mocking or stirring curiosity)

verb

  • Ruffle (one's hair) by combing the ends towards the scalp, for a full effect
  • Harass with persistent criticism or carping
  • Mock or make fun of playfully
  • Separate the fibers of
  • Disentangle and raise the fibers of
  • Raise the nap of (fabrics)
  • Tear into pieces
  • Annoy persistently
  • To arouse hope, desire, or curiosity without satisfying them
  • To laugh at and criticize (someone) in a way that is either friendly and playful or cruel and unkind
  • To annoy or bother (an animal)
  • To make (hair) look fuller or bigger by combing it in a special way

Is Tease a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
5
Words with Friends
5

The word Tease is worth 5 points in Scrabble and 5 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Tease in a Sentence

  • He and his wife enjoy teasing each other about their different tastes in music.
  • The other children teased her because she was wearing braces.
  • He was always teased by his brother about being short.
  • A pretty girl who has the reputation of being a bit of a tease
  • The lower rate is just a tease to attract new customers.

Synonyms for Tease

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