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1 tease

Someone given to teasing (as by mocking or stirring curiosity).

synoniemen: annoyer, teaser, vexer.

2 tease

A seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men.

synoniemen: coquette, flirt, minx, prickteaser, vamp, vamper.

Nederlands: brutale meid, fatale vrouw, verleidster, femme fatale, vamp
Pools: kokieta, zalotnica

3 tease

The act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule); provoking someone with persistent annoyances:
— He ignored their teases.

synoniemen: ribbing, tantalization, teasing.

Nederlands: plagen
Pools: dogryzienie, dokuczenie


1 tease

Annoy persistently:
— The children teased the boy because of his stammer.

synoniemen: badger, beleaguer, bug, pester.

Roget 830: cause pain, occasion pain, give pain, bring pain, induce pain, produce pain, create pain, inflict pain etc. 828; pain, hurt, wound.    pinch, ... meer laten zien

Roget 835: aggravate, render worse, heighten, embitter, sour; exacerbate; exasperate, envenom; enrage, provoke, tease.    add fuel to the fire, add fuel to the flame; fan the flame ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: pesten, plagen

2 tease

Harass with persistent criticism or carping:
— The children teased the new teacher.

synoniemen: bait, cod, rag, rally, razz, ride, tantalise, tantalize, taunt, twit.

Roget 907: be malevolent etc. adj.; bear spleen, harbor spleen, bear a grudge, harbor a grudge, bear malice; betray the cloven foot, show the cloven foot.    hurt etc. (physical pain) 378; ... meer laten zien

Roget 856: ridicule, deride, mock, taunt; snigger; laugh in one's sleeve; tease [ridicule lightly], badinage, banter, rally, chaff, joke, ... meer laten zien

Nederlands: martelen, hekelen, mienen, narren, sarren, tergen, treiteren, zuigen

3 tease

To arouse hope, desire, or curiosity without satisfying them.

4 tease

Tear into pieces.

5 tease

Raise the nap of (fabrics).

6 tease

Disentangle and raise the fibers of:
— Tease wool.

synoniemen: loosen, tease apart.

7 tease

Separate the fibers of:
— Tease wool.

synoniem: card.

Nederlands: plagen

8 tease

Mock or make fun of playfully.

9 tease

Ruffle (one's hair) by combing the ends towards the scalp, for a full effect.

synoniem: fluff.

Moby betekeniswoordenboek: Artful Dodger, Casanova, Don Juan, Machiavel, Machiavelli, Machiavellian, actor, aggravate, annoy, annoyer, appeal, apply pressure, attract, badger, badgerer, baffle, bafflement, bait, balk, bamboozler ... meer laten zien.

Vind elders meer over tease: etymologie - rijmwoorden - Wikipedia.

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