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verb (used with object)
  1. to deride; make fun of; tease.

Origin of razz

1910–15, Americanism; short for raspberry

Words Nearby razz

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How to use razz in a sentence

  • I spose they suspected him then, and were just giving him the razz?

  • Hardly had the “Prince” taken his place than they began to razz him.

    Mystery Wings | Roy J. Snell
  • They don't razz me for not going on wild parties, though I know that some of the fellows are pretty gay themselves.

    The Plastic Age | Percy Marks

British Dictionary definitions for razz


/ (ræz) US and Canadian slang /

  1. (tr) to make fun of; deride


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