Tease is to fluff or separate fibers or hair by brushing with a comb or brush in the wrong direction.(verb)
An example of tease is making a bouffant hair style.
Tease means to poke fun at someone or something.(verb)
Tease is defined as to excite hope or desire without intending to give any satisfaction.(verb)
An example of tease is what a nude dancer does to her customer during a lap dance.
The definition of a tease is someone who says or does something to raise hope or desire but doesn't intend to give any satisfaction.(noun)
An example of tease is a woman who dances very sexy with someone in a bar for hours and then leaves alone at the end of the night.
See tease in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME tesen < OE tæsan, to pull about, pluck, tease, akin to Du teezen < IE *di-s < base *dā(i)-, to cut apart, divide > tide
See tease in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb teased teased, teas·ing, teas·es verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English tesen, to comb apart
Origin: , from Old English tǣsan.
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