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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.
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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
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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]
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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"
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Translations
شَخْص مُضايِقمُشْكِلَه، مُعْضِلَه
hlavolamposměváček
drillepindhovedbrudspøgefugl
fogas kérdés
ráîgátastríînispúki
bulmacatakılgan kimsezor soru

teaser

[ˈtiːzəʳ] N
1. (= person) = tease A
2. (= problem) → rompecabezas m inv
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

teaser

[ˈtiːzəʳ] n (fam) (problem) → rompicapo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
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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.
You shall have a sneezer, you shall have a teaser!'
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