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teaser

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noun teas·er \ˈtē-zər\

Simple Definition of teaser

  • : a person who teases other people

  • : something that is done, offered, or shown to make people want something or want to see something that will be offered or shown at a later time

  • : a difficult problem or puzzle

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of teaser

  1. 1 :  one that teases

  2. 2 :  an advertising or promotional device intended to arouse interest or curiosity especially in something to follow

Examples of teaser in a sentence

  1. A teaser for the sequel appeared at the end of the movie.

  2. credit cards offering teaser rates to get people to sign up



14th Century

First Known Use of teaser

14th century


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