Adjective "Teasing" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Teasing


    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

    Origin:
    tease

    Examples:

    "smiles can be teasing."

    "people can be teasing."

    "tones can be teasing."

    "looks can be teasing."

    "words can be teasing."

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