Adjective "Tease" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Tease


    Definition:

    1. to irritate or provoke with persistent petty distractions, trifling raillery, or other annoyance, often in sport.

    2. to pull apart or separate the adhering fibers of (wool or the like), as in combing or carding; comb or card, as wool; shred.

    3. to ruffle (the hair) by holding it at the ends and combing toward the scalp so as to give body to a hairdo.

    4. to raise a nap on (cloth) with teasels; teasel.

    5. Also, teaser. Television Slang. a short sce

    Examples:

    "people can be tease with shouts."

    "people can be tease."