Part of speech:
Pester is defined as to pick on or irritate.
Harass is defined as to torment or irritate.
To tantalize is defined as to tease someone by showing them something which is desirable and then not providing it.
(Archaic) To harass or disturb by repeated attacks.
To torment mercilessly; plague.
To badger is to annoy, pester or get on someone's nerves.
To reproach in a mocking, insulting, or contemptuous manner:
(Informal) To deceive or fool (someone) in a playful way
To give coloring to in description; to exaggerate; as, to aggravate circumstances. — William Paley.
To make taunting, heckling, or jeering remarks.
To play (with).
Bait is defined as to tempt someone or something.
To beset, as with difficulties; harass
To pester or annoy persistently or incessantly.
To touch or handle something nervously or persistently:
To disturb by repeated attacks
(Intransitive) To do something which is of negligible inconvenience.
Pain is defined as to hurt or cause suffering.
To arouse strong feeling in:
To disturb, distress, or exhaust by repeated demands or criticism; harass.
To keep bringing up, going over, or returning to (a matter difficult to solve)
The act of teasing; making fun of or making light of.
An arrangement of ribs, as in a boat.
A woman who regularly makes romantic or sexual overtures; a flirt.
The definition of a minx is a flirtatious and bold young woman.
A short film or quote meant to draw an audience to a film or show.
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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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 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.
disentangle and raise the fibers of
To become loose or looser:
To tease or ridicule in a good-natured way
To induce or try to induce to do something; (seek to) persuade by soothing words, an ingratiating manner, etc.; wheedle
To become free of entanglement.
To disturb is defined as to interfere with something or bother someone.
To trouble with requests or demands; urge or entreat persistently or repeatedly
To annoy, disgust, irritate, tire out, etc.
The definition of irritate is to aggravate or annoy, or to cause itchiness, inflammation or discomfort in or on the body.
To make or exchange good-humored jokes; banter.
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 cause someone to become annoyed or angry.
Any of a series of long, curved bones extending from the spine and enclosing the chest cavity. In mammals, reptiles, and birds, the ribs curve toward the center of the chest and in most cases attach to the sternum (breastbone). There are 12 pairs of ribs in humans.
Roast means to cook with little moisture, or over very hot heat.
Ruffle is defined as to wrinkle, or to annoy or bother.
To scold, complain, or find fault constantly:
Find another word for tease. In this page you can discover 71 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for tease, like: pester, harass, tantalize, ridicule, beset, annoy, bedevil, badger, taunt, kid and aggravate.