Tease

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Definition

to tease: to mock, to provoke, to make fun of
verb
He was teasing me about being fat.

to tease (metaphoric): to make someone want something, to give a taster
The movie director teased the audience with a 5 second clip from his upcoming film.

Pronunciation examples
UK: Please stop teasing me about my new haircut.
US: Ok, I'll tease you about your big nose instead, jumbo!
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Examples

  • "Tease your prospective clients!"
  • "Edward : Tease me baby!"
  • "Mom : Oh Bruno, Felix is just teasing you."
  • "I'm just teasing."
  • "I was only teasing."

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