- to deride; make fun of; tease.
Origin of razz
Related Words for razzingchaff, tease, taunt, banter, needle, jest, joke, heckle, raspberry, rib, kid
Examples from the Web for razzing
Contemporary Examples of razzing
Lopez admits that as the resident ghost expert he does get a fair bit of razzing from his police officer buddies.True Life: I’m a Part-Time Ghost Hunter
September 15, 2013
Historical Examples of razzing
- (tr) to make fun of; deride
- short for raspberry (def. 5)
Word Origin and History for razzing
"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.