Part of speech:
To make fun of (a person or thing) in a rude, sarcastic manner; mock; taunt; scoff (at)
Tease means to poke fun at someone or something.
To treat or speak to with scorn, insolence, or great disrespect; subject to treatment, a remark, etc. that hurts or is meant to hurt the feelings or pride
(Intransitive) To do something which is of negligible inconvenience.
The act of making someone or something the object of scornful laughter by joking, mocking, etc.; derision
To annoy or harass persistently; pester; nag
To accuse of and blame for a fault so as to make feel ashamed; rebuke; reprove
Upbraid is defined as to condemn or criticize severely.
Consideration or appreciation:
To excite by exposing something desirable that remains or is made difficult or impossible to obtain:
To cause to come into forceful contact with something, especially with a sharp sound:
Something said in admiration, praise, or flattery
(Archaic) A reason or basis for praise
To frustrate the hopes or intentions of:
To shift from one side of a ship to the other when the stern passes across a following or quartering wind
The definition of needle is to annoy someone by nagging or criticizing, or to pierce something as if pricked by a long thin piece of metal.
To give rise to; bring about:
To speak in a scornful or derisive manner.
To be inviting or attractive to:
(Informal, Dial.) To bully, intimidate, or browbeat
To browbeat; bully
To ride is defined as to sit in or on something and move from one place to another.
An object of mocking contempt, scorn, etc.
Playful, teasing talk; banter
The husks of wheat or other grain separated in threshing or winnowing
An instance of bantering or teasing.
Ribs considered as a group.
To torment with persistent insult or ridicule
The act of one who taunts.
To tease, ridicule, deride, heckle, etc.
To fool, hoax, trick, etc.
To rouse or revive from inactivity or decline:
To annoy, pester, or harass:
To hunt or chase with or as with hounds; chase or follow continually; nag
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