The collection, so representative of the Gucci essence, also was a tease of a sort.
Johnny loved to tease Ed about his drinking, no more so than when Ed actually had a cocktail too many before one Tonight Show.
Scarborough had sat out the Tucson discussion so far, but with Sherman in mid-sentence, he suddenly felt the urge to tease.
His family used to tease me, saying Ali has another wife called Bahrain Online.
The sexual acts are mysterious, unpredictable, and passionate; they tease your senses.
But she had been trained not to tease, and she accepted the compromise as pleasantly as it was offered.
I know he understands, and he does it on purpose to tease me.
Of course you don't want to tease, annoy, or step on them, or you may find them loaded.
I knew Dragonfly was trying to tease me, so I said, "Here, let me see."
There is no place like home, and you needn't try to tease me by pretending that there is.
Old English tæsan "pluck, pull apart" (fibers of wool, flax, etc.), from West Germanic *taisijanan (cf. Danish tæse, Middle Dutch tesen, Dutch tezen "to draw, pull, scratch," Old High German zeisan "to tease, pick wool").
The original sense is of running thorns through wool or flax to separate, shred, or card the fibers. The figurative sense of "vex, worry, annoy" emerged 1610s. For similar sense development, see heckle. Hairdressing sense is recorded from 1957.
"one who teases," 1852, from tease (v.). Specifically as short for cock-teaser, it was in use by 1976.
v. teased, teas·ing, teas·es
To separate the structural parts of a tissue, as with a needle, in order to prepare it for microscopic examination.