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Definition of tease noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    tease

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//tiz//
     
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  1. 1a person who likes to play tricks and jokes on other people, especially by telling them something that is not true or by not telling them something that they want to know
  2. 2 an act that is intended as a trick or joke Ignore everything he said—it was all just a tease.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: tease

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