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Meaning of TEASING

Pronunciation:  t'eezing

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of removing tangles from you hair with a comb
  2. [n]  the act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule); provoking someone with persistent annoyances; "he ignored their teases"; "his ribbing was gentle but persistent"
  3. [n]  playful vexation; "the parody was just a form of teasing"
  4. [adj]  causing irritation or annoyance; "tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork"; "aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport"; "found it galling to have to ask permission"; "an irritating delay"; "nettlesome paperwork"; "a pesky mosquito"; "swarms of pestering gnats"; "a plaguey newfangled safety catch"; "a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him"; "a vexatious child"; "it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong"
  5. [adj]  arousing sexual desire without intending to satisfy it; "her lazy teasing smile"
  6. [adj]  playfully vexing (especially by ridicule); "his face wore a somewhat quizzical almost impertinent air"- Lawrence Durrell
 

TEASING is a 7 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: annoying, bothersome, comb-out, disagreeable, galling, irritating, mocking, nettlesome, pesky, pestering, pestiferous, plaguey, plaguy, playful, quizzical, ribbing, seductive, tease, vexatious, vexing
 
 See Also: caper, comb, combing, frolic, gambol, harassment, molestation, play, romp

 

 

Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming that you are being teased means that you will win the favor of a wealthy person. Dreaming that you are teasing another person, foretells of success in business and that you will be surrounded by cheerful and friendly people.
 

 

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