|1.||[ verb ] harass with persistent criticism or carping|
|Synonyms:||tantalize ride tease bait 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|
|2.||[ noun ] aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing|
|3.||[ noun ] aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing|
|Synonyms:||taunting twit twitting|
|Related terms:||aggravation tease|