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razz

noun \ ˈraz \

Definition of razz

Examples of razz in a Sentence

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

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Origin and Etymology of razz

short for razzberry sound of contempt, alteration of raspberry

razz Synonyms

Synonyms
bird [chiefly British], boo, Bronx cheer, hiss, hoot, jeer, raspberry, catcall, snort
Antonyms
cheer
Related Words
smirk, sneer, snicker, snigger; gibe (or jibe), put-down, taunt; whistle
Near Antonyms
applause, clapping

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razz

verb

Definition of razz

transitive verb
:heckle, deride
  • the fans razzed the visiting players

Examples of razz in a Sentence

  1. We razzed the other team's pitcher.

  2. got razzed all day for wearing mismatched sneakers

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First Known Use of razz

1918

razz Synonyms

Synonyms
chaff, jive, joke, josh, kid, rally, tease, rib, ride, roast
Related Words
banter; fool, fun, string along; jest, quip, wisecrack; gag, jape, jolly, yuk (or yuck) [slang]

RAZZ Defined for English Language Learners

razz

verb

Definition of razz for English Language Learners

  • : to make playful or unkind comments about (someone)


RAZZ Defined for Kids

razz

verb \ ˈraz \

Definition of razz for Students

razzed; razzing
:to make fun of :tease

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