1. [ noun ] someone given to teasing (as by mocking or stirring curiosity)
Synonyms: tease vexer tantalizer annoyer
Related terms: tormentor unwelcome_person annoy tease tease
2. [ noun ] a device for teasing wool

"a teaser is used to disentangle the fibers"

Related terms: device tease
3. [ noun ] a particularly baffling problem that is said to have a correct solution
Synonyms: puzzler mystifier puzzle

"he loved to solve chessmate puzzles" "that's a real puzzler"

Related terms: problem perplex
4. [ noun ] (business) an advertisement that offers something free in order to arouse customers' interest
Related terms: ad
5. [ noun ] (fine art,writing) an attention-getting opening presented at the start of a television show
Related terms: opening colloquialism
6. [ noun ] (work) a worker who teases wool
Related terms: worker tease
7. [ noun ] (theater) a flat at each side of the stage to prevent the audience from seeing into the wings
Synonyms: tormentor tormenter
Related terms: flat torment
Similar spelling:   Tessier