1. [ noun ] anything that serves as an enticement
Synonyms: hook lure sweetener come-on
Related terms: temptation sweeten addict
2. [ verb ] harass with persistent criticism or carping
Synonyms: taunt tantalize tease ride tantalise razz twit rally cod rag

"The children teased the new teacher" "Don't ride me so hard over my failure" "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"

Related terms: mock jeer kid twitting tease tease tantaliser Tantalus boo
3. [ verb ] attack with dogs or set dogs upon
Related terms: assail
4. [ verb ] lure, entice, or entrap with bait
Related terms: entice
5. [ noun ] something used to lure victims into danger
Synonyms: lure decoy
Related terms: device fish_lure fly spinner stool_pigeon ground_bait trap
Similar spelling:   Baity