teasing

  • 1 Teasing — is a word with many meanings. In human interactions, teasing comes in two major forms, playful and hurtful . In mild cases, and especially when it is reciprocal, teasing can be viewed as playful and friendly. However, teasing is often unwelcome… …

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  • 2 teasing — [ tiziŋ ] n. m. • 1983; mot angl., de to tease « taquiner » ♦ Anglic. Public. Procédé publicitaire qui cherche à éveiller la curiosité du public par un message plus ou moins mystérieux. Recomm. offic. aguichage. ● teasing nom masculin (anglais… …

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  • 3 Teasing — Le teasing, ou l’aguichage, est une technique de vente attirant le spectateur par un message de communication en plusieurs étapes. L étape initiale ou les étapes initiales (le teaser ) interpellent le récepteur (le public) par un message… …

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  • 4 Teasing — Tease Tease (t[=e]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Teased}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Teasing}.] [AS. t?san to pluck, tease; akin to OD. teesen, MHG. zeisen, Dan. t[ae]se, t[ae]sse. [root]58. Cf. {Touse}.] 1. To comb or card, as wool or flax. Teasing matted wool …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 teasing — [[t]ti͟ːzɪŋ[/t]] ADJ GRADED A teasing expression or manner shows that the person is not completely serious about what they are saying or doing. But we re having such fun, aren t we? he protested with a teasing smile... Smith was at his most… …

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  • 6 teasing — I noun 1. the act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule); provoking someone with persistent annoyances (Freq. 1) he ignored their teases his ribbing was gentle but persistent • Syn: ↑tease, ↑ribbing, ↑ …

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  • 7 teasing — noun The act of teasing; making fun of or making light of. Teasing can be seen as a kind of workplace abuse …

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  • 8 teasing — adj. Teasing is used with these nouns: ↑glint, ↑grin, ↑tone, ↑voice …

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  • 9 teasing — Synonyms and related words: aggravating, alluring, annoying, appealing, appetizing, attractive, bantering, beguiling, bewitching, blandishing, blandishment, booing, bothering, bothersome, buttonholing, cajolement, cajolery, cajoling, captivating …

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  • 10 teasing — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. plaguing, pestering, exciting, tickling, badgering, harassing, bothering, taunting, gibing, twitting, irritating, tormenting, tantalizing, exasperating, vexing, provoking, ribbing, kidding; see also disturbing . Ant.… …

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  • 11 teasing — tɪːz n. one who mocks or taunts; act of mocking; annoyance, nuisance v. pester, taunt, mock; annoy, irritate; comb in the opposite direction, pull hair away from scalp and comb towards the head in order to make hair look thicker …

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  • 12 teasing — 1) seating 2) easting …

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  • 13 Teasing Nature — Studioalbum von Eatliz Veröffentlichung 2010 Label Anova Records Format …

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  • 14 teasing needle — n a tapering needle mounted in a handle and used for teasing tissues for microscopic examination …

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  • 15 teasing needle — noun Etymology: teasing (gerund of tease) (I) + needle : a tapering needle mounted in a handle and used for teasing tissues or other objects for microscopic examination …

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  • 16 Eve teasing — is a euphemism used in India, Bangladesh and Pakistan for sexual harassment or molestation of women by men. Considered a growing problem throughout the subcontinent, eve teasing ranges in severity from sexually suggestive remarks to outright… …

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  • 17 Adam teasing — is the counterpart to the concept of Eve teasing, where an individual or a group of females impose sexual harassment on a male. External links * [http://www.irastimes.org/the imbalance of the sexes.htm Imbalance in Sexes] …

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  • 18 annoying galling chafing irritating nettlesome pesky pestiferous pestilent plaguy plaguey teasing vexatious vexing — Ill natured Ill na tured, a. 1. Of habitual bad temper; having an unpleasant disposition; surly; disagreeable; cross; peevish; fractious; crabbed; of people; as, an ill natured person; an ill natured disagreeable old man. Opposite of {good… …

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  • 19 Chikan and Eve Teasing — Terms describing the sexual harassment of women in Japan and India. Police in Japan have instigated a clampdown against the “scourge of groping” which plagues women traveling on Tokyo’s rail and metro network, Justin McCurry reported recently for …

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  • 20 Eve teasing — noun The sexual harassment or molestation of women by men …

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