teaser

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noun teas·er \ˈtē-zər\

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

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First Known Use of teaser

14th century


TEASER Defined for English Language Learners

teaser

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noun

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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