The act of teasing; making fun of or making light of.
‘Teasing can be seen as a kind of workplace abuse.’;
An act of intimidating a person to do something, especially such repeated coercion.
the act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule); provoking someone with persistent annoyances;
‘he ignored their teases’; ‘his ribbing was gentle but persistent’;
Persistent acts intended to make life unpleasant for another person.
‘Bullying is a punishable offense in schools.’;
‘the parody was just a form of teasing’;
Noisily domineering; tending to browbeat others.
the act of removing tangles from you hair with a comb
the act of intimidating a weaker person to make them do something
playfully vexing (especially by ridicule);
‘his face wore a somewhat quizzical almost impertinent air’;
noisily domineering; tending to browbeat others
arousing sexual desire without intending to satisfy it;
‘her lazy teasing smile’;
Bullying is the use of force, coercion, hurtful teasing or threat, to abuse, aggressively dominate or intimidate. The behavior is often repeated and habitual.
causing irritation or annoyance;
‘tapping an annoying rhythm on his glass with his fork’; ‘aircraft noise is particularly bothersome near the airport’; ‘found it galling to have to ask permission’; ‘an irritating delay’; ‘nettlesome paperwork’; ‘a pesky mosquito’; ‘swarms of pestering gnats’; ‘a plaguey newfangled safety catch’; ‘a teasing and persistent thought annoyed him’; ‘a vexatious child’; ‘it is vexing to have to admit you are wrong’;
Teasing has multiple meanings and uses. In human interactions, teasing exists in three major forms: playful, hurtful, and educative.