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teas·er

 (tē′zər)
n.
1.
a. One that teases, as a device for teasing wool.
b. One who engages in teasing; a tease.
2. A puzzling problem.
3. An advertisement that attracts customers by offering something extra or free.
4. Slang An attention-getting vignette or highlight, as one presented before the start of a television show.

teaser

(ˈtiːzə)
n
1. a person who teases
2. (Marketing) a preliminary advertisement in a campaign that attracts attention by making people curious to know what product is being advertised
3. a difficult question
4. (Veterinary Science) vet science a vasectomized male animal, such as an ox, used to detect oestrus in females

teas•er

(ˈti zər)

n.
1. a person or thing that teases.
2. a drapery or flat piece across the top of the proscenium arch that masks the flies and that, together with the tormentors, forms a frame for the stage opening.
3. an advertisement that lures customers or clients by offering a bonus, gift, or the like.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.teaser - a worker who teases wool
worker - a person who works at a specific occupation; "he is a good worker"
2.teaser - someone given to teasing (as by mocking or stirring curiosity)teaser - someone given to teasing (as by mocking or stirring curiosity)
unwelcome person, persona non grata - a person who for some reason is not wanted or welcome
3.teaser - an advertisement that offers something free in order to arouse customers' interest
ad, advert, advertisement, advertising, advertizement, advertizing - a public promotion of some product or service
4.teaser - a particularly baffling problem that is said to have a correct solutionteaser - a particularly baffling problem that is said to have a correct solution; "he loved to solve chessmate puzzles"; "that's a real puzzler"
problem - a question raised for consideration or solution; "our homework consisted of ten problems to solve"
sudoku - a number puzzle in which the numbers 1 through 9 must be placed into a grid of cells so that each row or column contains only one of each number
acrostic, word square - a puzzle where you fill a square grid with words reading the same down as across
5.teaser - an attention-getting opening presented at the start of a television show
opening - the initial part of the introduction; "the opening established the basic theme"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
6.teaser - a flat at each side of the stage to prevent the audience from seeing into the wingsteaser - a flat at each side of the stage to prevent the audience from seeing into the wings
flat - scenery consisting of a wooden frame covered with painted canvas; part of a stage setting
7.teaser - a device for teasing wool; "a teaser is used to disentangle the fibers"
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
Translations
شَخْص مُضايِقمُشْكِلَه، مُعْضِلَه
hlavolamposměváček
drillepindhovedbrudspøgefugl
fogas kérdés
ráîgátastríînispúki
bulmacatakılgan kimsezor soru

teaser

[ˈtiːzəʳ] N
1. (= person) = tease A
2. (= problem) → rompecabezas m inv

teaser

n
(= difficult question)harte Nuss (inf); (= riddle)Denksportaufgabe f
(= person)Schelm m, → Schäker(in) m(f) (inf); don’t be such a teaser, tell meneck mich nicht so, sags schon; he’s a real teaserihm sitzt der Schalk im Nacken (hum); she’s/he’s just a teaser (sexually) → sie/er geilt einen nur auf (inf)

teaser

[ˈtiːzəʳ] n (fam) (problem) → rompicapo

tease

(tiːz) verb
1. to annoy or irritate on purpose. He's teasing the cat.
2. to annoy or laugh at (a person) playfully. His school-friends tease him about his size.
noun
a person who enjoys teasing others. He's a tease!
ˈteaser noun
1. a puzzle or difficult problem. This question is rather a teaser.
2. a person who teases.
ˈteasingly adverb
in a teasing manner.
References in classic literature ?
About him, till night-fall, persisted a circle of teasers and tormenters.
Yes, madam,' says Robin, 'I had done it before now, if the teasers here had not worried my by way of interruption.
It was not, however, with his teaser that he bowled me that day.
Samsung is expected to finally take the covers off of the Galaxy S9 and S9+ on February 25 and after a long wait, official teasers of the two premium smartphones have been released by the company.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Feb 7 (ANI): The teasers of Anushka Sharma's upcoming film 'Pari' are getting scarier and scarier.
Compact, ready-to-troll, reusable dredge teasers are a popular option for center console anglers.
Many of these new news websites provide popularity indicators directly within their news teasers, such as the number of clicks, shares, or user comments an article has generated.
Developer Ubisoft released a handful of teasers Monday for Far Cry 5, the latest entry in the long-running first-person shooter series.
Aside from offering fans pulse-pounding, super heroic action scenes, the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is also known for its short post-credits teasers.
Mars Ice Cream is launching its successful MALTESERS TEASERS ice cream in a four-pack capitalising on the trend for in-home treats to share, the growing popularity for ice cream on a stick and the brand strength of MALTESERS.
The kicker in that particular mailing was the use of a teaser on the outer envelope, said Meredith, who said PPFA splashed across the tops of all its mailings the call-to-action teasers: "Keroack Update," or "Out With Keroack.
The teasers include weather updates, music stories, news headlines, sports reports, gossip, games and multimedia content and they are timed to coincide with the user's idle-time.