To annoy or harass by persistent mocking or poking fun, playful fooling, etc.
To tease, ridicule, deride, heckle, etc.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
To fool, hoax, trick, etc.
To excite by exposing something desirable that remains or is made difficult or impossible to obtain:
To place a lure in (a trap) or on (a fishing hook).
To drive or incite (a person) by taunting:
To rouse or revive from inactivity or decline:
To ride is defined as to sit in or on something and move from one place to another.
Find another word for tantalise. In this page you can discover 10 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for tantalise, like: tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, bait, taunt, twit, rally and ride.