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Definition of teasingly adverb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    teasingly

     adverb
    adverb
    NAmE//ˈtizɪŋli//
     
     
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  1. 1 in a way that is intended to make someone feel embarrassed, annoyed, etc. “Maybe you're just too old,” she said teasingly.
  2. 2in a way that suggests something and makes someone want to know more “I have no intention of selling my story…not yet, anyway,” he said teasingly.
  3. 3in a way that is intended to make someone sexually excited
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