a person who causes repeated emotional pain, distress, or annoyance to another <she can be a very cruel tease when she happens upon an unpopular girl who is easily hurt> Synonyms baiter
Related Words belittler
; smart aleck
smart alec), smarty
Near Antonyms defender
one who is obnoxiously annoying <my youngest brother is a complete tease, following me around everywhere and aping my every move> Synonyms annoyance
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