[ raz ]
/ ræz /

verb (used with object)

to deride; make fun of; tease.


Origin of razz

1910–15, Americanism; short for raspberry
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Examples from the Web for 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|Christine Pelisek|September 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
  • I thought he was razzing me for a moment, but saw that he really meant it.

    Test Pilot|David Goodger (goodger@python.org)
  • My grades werent so bad, but you should have heard the razzing I got!

    Betty Lee, Freshman|David Goodger (goodger@python.org)

British Dictionary definitions for razzing

/ (ræz) US and Canadian slang /


(tr) to make fun of; deride


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