TEASE MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Tease Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To comb or card, as wool or flax.
  2. (v. t.) To tear or separate into minute shreds, as with needles or similar instruments.
  3. (n.) One who teases or plagues.
  4. (v. t.) To stratch, as cloth, for the purpose of raising a nap; teasel.
  5. (v. t.) To vex with importunity or impertinence; to harass, annoy, disturb, or irritate by petty requests, or by jests and raillery; to plague.


Synonyms:
Annoyer, Badger, Bait, Beleaguer, Bug, Card, Cod, Coquette, Flirt, Fluff, Harass, Loosen, Minx, Pester, Rag, Rally, Ribbing, Ride, Tantalize, Taunt, Teaser, Teasing, Twit, Vamp, Vamper, Vexer,

• Teasel Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A plant of the genus Dipsacus, of which one species (D. fullonum) bears a large flower head covered with stiff, prickly, hooked bracts. This flower head, when dried, is used for raising a nap on woolen cloth.
  2. (v. t.) To subject, as woolen cloth, to the action of teasels, or any substitute for them which has an effect to raise a nap.
  3. (n.) A bur of this plant.
  4. (n.) Any contrivance intended as a substitute for teasels in dressing cloth.


Synonyms:
Teasle, Teazel,

• Teaseler Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) One who uses teasels for raising a nap on cloth.


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