verb (used with object)
- razorbill auk,
Origin of razz
Examples from the Web for razz
I take Escobar at his word that this was basically locker-room talk—a joke, meant to razz other players.Blue Jays Suspend Yunel Escobar for Gay Slur, But That’s Not the Real Issue|Jay Michaelson|September 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The songs, which have creaky titles like “All that Razz” and “Hooray for What's-not-good,” are belted out with pitchy gusto.
I spose they suspected him then, and were just giving him the razz?Dorothy Dixon and the Double Cousin|Dorothy Wayne
Hardly had the “Prince” taken his place than they began to razz him.Mystery Wings|Roy J. Snell
“I suppose the girls will razz the life out of me,” commented Patricia, after a short pause.The Mystery of Arnold Hall|Helen M. Persons
"to hiss or deride," 1920, shortened and altered variant of raspberry (q.v.) in its rhyming slang sense. Related: Razzed; razzing. As a noun, in to give the razz, from 1919.