teasing

Primary Meanings of teasing

1.
nadj
the act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule); provoking someone with persistent annoyances
causing irritation or annoyance
2.
n
the act of removing tangles from you hair with a comb
Full Definitions of teasing
1

n the act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule); provoking someone with persistent annoyances

Synonyms:
ribbing, tantalization, tease
Type of:
harassment, molestation
the act of tormenting by continued persistent attacks and criticism

n playful vexation

“the parody was just a form of teasing
Type of:
caper, frolic, gambol, play, romp
gay or light-hearted recreational activity for diversion or amusement

adj causing irritation or annoyance

“a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him”
Synonyms:
annoying, bothersome, galling, irritating, nettlesome, pesky, pestering, pestiferous, plaguey, plaguy, vexatious, vexing
disagreeable
not to your liking

adj playfully vexing (especially by ridicule)

Synonyms:
mocking, quizzical
playful
full of fun and high spirits

adj arousing sexual desire without intending to satisfy it

“her lazy teasing smile”
Synonyms:
seductive
tending to entice into a desired action or state
2

n the act of removing tangles from you hair with a comb

Synonyms:
comb-out
Type of:
comb, combing
the act of drawing a comb through hair

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