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Noun: teaser  tee-zu(r)
  1. Someone given to teasing (as by mocking or stirring curiosity)
    - tease, annoyer, vexer, ribber [informal]
  2. An advertisement that offers something free in order to arouse customers' interest
  3. A particularly baffling problem that is said to have a correct solution
    "he loved to solve checkmate teasers";
    - puzzle, puzzler, mystifier, riddler
  4. An attention-getting opening presented at the start of a television show
  5. A flat at each side of the stage to prevent the audience from seeing into the wings
    - tormenter, tormentor
  6. A device for teasing wool
    "a teaser is used to disentangle the fibers"
  7. A worker who teases wool

Derived forms: teasers

Type of: ad [informal], advert [Brit], advertisement, advertising, advertizement [US, non-standard], advertizing [US, non-standard], device, flat, opening, persona non grata, problem, unwelcome person, worker

Encyclopedia: Teaser