verb (used with object), teased, teas·ing.
verb (used without object), teased, teas·ing.
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After some teasing and talking, Mulvehill writes that she is “hesitant” but they start kissing.
The teasing is so common that is has been accepted as “the standard ginger bullying” by those who Knights has encountered.
So all day I was teasing her, telling her she should change her band name to Little Bald Beth.Norman Reedus: Daryl Doesn’t Need Romance, ‘The Walking Dead’ Isn’t About Erections|Melissa Leon|March 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Vladimir Putin draws on his background as a master spy, testing and teasing the new regime in Kiev and its backers in Washington.
The pair traveled to Penn Hills at least a dozen times over three months, teasing out the nuances and former life of the property.A Most Illegal Adventure with New York City’s Wildest Underground Event Planners|Nina Strochlic|December 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He was furious at the situation and at Mamise for teasing him so.The Cup of Fury|Rupert Hughes
Gerda took her room-mates' teasing, as she took everything else at the Dower House, with little or no remonstrance.The School by the Sea|Angela Brazil
"I think some of the girls at Zinsheimer's had been teasing him about me," she goes on.Torchy and Vee|Sewell Ford
But for all his teasing the big boys never bullied Ned, for all of them loved his bright, intelligent face and manly ways.Irish Ned|Samuel Fea
Teasing is not the primary cause of the tendency to conceal the emotion.