Someone given to teasing (as by mocking or stirring curiosity) (synset 110715051)
hypernym: persona non grata, unwelcome person - a person who for some reason is not wanted or welcome
- A seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men (synset 109984664)
The act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule);
Provoking someone with persistent annoyances (synset 100426908)"he ignored their teases"; "his ribbing was gentle but persistent"hypernym: harassment, molestation - the act of tormenting by continued persistent attacks and criticism
Annoy persistently (synset 201807344)
"The children teased the boy because of his stammer"
Harass with persistent criticism or carping (synset 200852181)
"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"hyponym:
To arouse hope, desire, or curiosity without satisfying them (synset 201807605)
"The advertisement is intended to tease the customers"; "She has a way of teasing men with her flirtatious behavior"entail:
Tear into pieces (synset 201575217)
"tease tissue for microscopic examinations"
Raise the nap of (fabrics) (synset 201534423)
entail: brush - rub with a brush, or as if with a brushhypernym: change surface - undergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface
Disentangle and raise the fibers of (synset 201466421)
Separate the fibers of (synset 201358959)
"tease wool"hypernym: separate - divide into components or constituentssynonym: card
Mock or make fun of playfully (synset 200854188)
"the flirting man teased the young woman"
Ruffle (one's hair) by combing the ends towards the scalp, for a full effect (synset 200039919)
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