Translation of "tease" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /tiːz/ us /tiz/ present participle teasing, past tense and past participle teased

to laugh at someone or say bad things to them

burlarse de, meterse con
They were teasing Dara about her new haircut.

(Translation of “tease” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /tiːz/

to annoy or irritate on purpose

molestar, irritar; provocar, picar
He’s teasing the cat.

to annoy or laugh at (a person) playfully

tomar el pelo; meterse con alguien; reírse de alguien
His school-friends tease him about his size.
teaser noun

a puzzle or difficult problem

This question is rather a teaser.

a person who teases.

bromista, provocador
teasingly adverb

in a teasing manner.

de broma

(Translation of “tease” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)