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needled

verb , past tense of needle

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1 to attack repeatedly with mean put-downs or insults
  • we needled him mercilessly for thinking that he had any chance of being the prom date for the school's most popular girl
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baited, hassled, hazed, heckled, rode (or chiefly dialectal rid), taunted, teased

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2 to subject (someone) to constant scoldings and sharp reminders
  • quit needling me! I'll take out the trash in a minute!
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