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tease

synonym (synonym of tease)

hypernym (tease IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men (noun.person)
    an adult female person (as opposed to a man) (noun.person)
     
  • annoy persistently (verb.emotion)
    treat cruelly (verb.emotion)
     
  • disentangle and raise the fibers of (verb.contact)
    extricate from entanglement (verb.contact)
     
  • harass with persistent criticism or carping (verb.communication)
    treat with contempt (verb.communication)
     
  • mock or make fun of playfully (verb.communication)
    subject to laughter or ridicule (verb.communication)
     
  • raise the nap of (fabrics) (verb.contact)
    undergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface (verb.change)
     
  • ruffle (one's hair) by combing the ends towards the scalp, for a full effect (verb.body)
    smoothen and neaten with or as with a comb (verb.body)
     
  • separate the fibers of (verb.contact)
    divide into components or constituents (verb.contact)
     
  • someone given to teasing (as by mocking or stirring curiosity) (noun.person)
    a person who for some reason is not wanted or welcome (noun.person)
     
  • tear into pieces (verb.contact)
    tear into shreds (verb.contact)
     
  • the act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule); provoking someone with persistent annoyances (noun.act)
    the act of tormenting by continued persistent attacks and criticism (noun.act)
     
  • to arouse hope, desire, or curiosity without satisfying them (verb.emotion)
    control (others or oneself) or influence skillfully, usually to one's advantage (verb.emotion)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF tease relation)

  • harass with persistent criticism or carping (verb.communication)
    laugh at with contempt and derision (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    be silly or tease one another (verb.communication)
     

entail (entailment relations of tease)

  • raise the nap of (fabrics) (verb.contact)
    rub with a brush, or as if with a brush (verb.contact)
     
  • to arouse hope, desire, or curiosity without satisfying them (verb.emotion)
    stimulate sexually (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    fail to meet the hopes or expectations of (verb.emotion)
     

derivation (.... is derived from tease)

  • a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men (noun.person)
    mock or make fun of playfully (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    talk or behave amorously, without serious intentions (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    act seductively with (someone) (verb.communication)
     
  • (adj.all)
    like a coquette (adj.all)
     
  • annoy persistently (verb.emotion)
    someone who tries to embarrass you with gibes and questions and objections (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a persistently annoying person (noun.person)
     
  • disentangle and raise the fibers of (verb.contact)
    a device for teasing wool (noun.artifact)
     
  • harass with persistent criticism or carping (verb.communication)
    the act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule); provoking someone with persistent annoyances (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (Greek mythology) a wicked king and son of Zeus; condemned in Hades to stand in water that receded when he tried to drink and beneath fruit that reced more.. (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who tantalizes; a tormentor who offers something desirable but keeps it just out of reach (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone given to teasing (as by mocking or stirring curiosity) (noun.person)
     
  • mock or make fun of playfully (verb.communication)
    a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men (noun.person)
     
  • ruffle (one's hair) by combing the ends towards the scalp, for a full effect (verb.body)
    the act of removing tangles from you hair with a comb (noun.act)
     
  • someone given to teasing (as by mocking or stirring curiosity) (noun.person)
    cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations (verb.emotion)
     
  • the act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule); provoking someone with persistent annoyances (noun.act)
    harass with persistent criticism or carping (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    subject to laughter or ridicule (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    annoy persistently (verb.emotion)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym entail derivation annoyer teaser coquette flirt ribbing tantalization harassment molestation adult female woman persona non grata unwelcome person barrack flout gibe jeer banter chaff brush arouse excite disappoint let down bait cod blackguard guy badger beleaguer

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