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teasing

noun

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(Entry 1 of 3)

the act of making unwelcome intrusions upon another
  • stop that teasing before you make the baby cry

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teasing

adjective

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teasing

verb
present participle of tease

Synonyms of teasing (Entry 3 of 3)

1 to make fun of in a good-natured way
  • likes to tease her twin brother about his seemingly endless string of girlfriends

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“Teasing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/teasing. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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