razz


1razz

noun \ˈraz\

Definition of RAZZ

:  raspberry 2

Examples of RAZZ

  1. <notoriously difficult to please, opera buffs are as quick with a razz as with a rave>

Origin of RAZZ

short for razzberry sound of contempt, alteration of raspberry
First Known Use: circa 1919

Related to RAZZ

Synonyms
bird [chiefly British], boo, Bronx cheer, hiss, hoot, jeer, raspberry, catcall, snort
Antonyms
cheer

Rhymes with RAZZ

2razz

transitive verb

: to make playful or unkind comments about (someone)

Full Definition of RAZZ

:  heckle, deride <the fans razzed the visiting players>

Examples of RAZZ

  1. We razzed the other team's pitcher.
  2. <got razzed all day for wearing mismatched sneakers>

First Known Use of RAZZ

1918

Related to RAZZ

Synonyms
chaff, jive, joke, josh, kid, rally, tease, rib, ride, roast

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