Definition of teaser
1 : one that teases
2 : an advertising or promotional device intended to arouse interest or curiosity especially in something to follow
Examples of teaser in a Sentence
A teaser for the sequel appeared at the end of the movie.
credit cards offering teaser rates to get people to sign up
Recent Examples of teaser from the Web
Check out the Late Late in London teaser with Ed Sheeran below.
Aphex Twin announced the live stream, his first ever, in a teaser video on Twitter.
In any case, here’s the trailer in question: As revealed in teasers earlier this week, the game takes place in Hope County, Montana—yes, within the United States, which is a surprisingly rare move.
The idea of a desert world (seemingly) is revisited in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but J.J. Abrams says the world seen in the teasers isn't Tatooine, but Jakku, which may or may not be an all-desert world.
Pair those teasers with the ones for films coming to South by Southwest next month and eccentric indie fare abounds!
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First Known Use of teaser
TEASER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of teaser for English Language Learners
: 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
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