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General dictionaries General (32 matching dictionaries)
  1. tease: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. tease: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. tease: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. tease: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. tease: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. tease, tease: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Tease, tease: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. tease: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. tease: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. tease: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. tease: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. tease: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. tease: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. tease: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. tease: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. tease: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Tease (band), Tease: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. tease: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  19. Tease: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. tease: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. tease: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. tease: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. tease: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. tease: All About Homonyms [home, info]
  25. tease: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. tease: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. tease: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. tease: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. tease: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  30. tease: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. tease: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. tease: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. tease: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. tease: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. tease: Idioms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (tease)

noun:  the act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule); provoking someone with persistent annoyances ("He ignored their teases")
noun:  someone given to teasing (as by mocking or stirring curiosity)
noun:  a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men
verb:  ruffle (one's hair) by combing towards the ends towards the scalp, for a full effect
verb:  harass with persistent criticism or carping ("The children teased the new teacher")
verb:  mock or make fun of playfully ("The flirting man teased the young woman")
verb:  separate the fibers of ("Tease wool")
verb:  disentangle and raise the fibers of ("Tease wool")
verb:  raise the nap of (fabrics)
verb:  tear into pieces ("Tease tissue for microscopic examinations")
verb:  annoy persistently ("The children teased the boy because of his stammer")
verb:  to arouse hope, desire, or curiosity without satisfying them ("The advertisement is intended to tease the customers")
name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #67244)

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