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razzed; razzing; razzes

transitive verb

: heckle, deride
the fans razzed the visiting players

Examples of razz in a Sentence

Noun notoriously difficult to please, opera buffs are as quick with a razz as with a rave Verb We razzed the other team's pitcher. got razzed all day for wearing mismatched sneakers
Recent Examples on the Web
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The actors spent time with their real-life counterparts Nyad and Stoll and how the longtime friends razz each other. Jenelle Riley, Variety, 22 Feb. 2024 But Platonic mainly serves as a showcase for the considerable rapport between its leads, both of whom are clearly having a blast razzing each other like sarcastic siblings. Kristen Baldwin, EW.com, 11 May 2023 See all Example Sentences for razz 

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Word History



short for razzberry sound of contempt, alteration of raspberry

First Known Use


1917, in the meaning defined above


1918, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of razz was in 1917

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Cite this Entry

“Razz.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/razz. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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