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English noun: teaser

1. teaser (person) a worker who teases wool

Broader (hypernym)worker

2. teaser (person) someone given to teasing (as by mocking or stirring curiosity)

Synonymsannoyer, tease, vexer

Broader (hypernym)persona non grata, unwelcome person

3. teaser (communication) an advertisement that offers something free in order to arouse customers' interest

Broader (hypernym)ad, advert, advertisement, advertising, advertizement, advertizing

4. teaser (communication) a particularly baffling problem that is said to have a correct solution

SamplesHe loved to solve chessmate puzzles.
That's a real puzzler.

Synonymsmystifier, puzzle, puzzler

Broader (hypernym)problem

Narrower (hyponym)acrostic, sudoku, word square

5. teaser (communication) an attention-getting opening presented at the start of a television show

Broader (hypernym)opening

Domain usagecolloquialism

6. teaser (artifact) a flat at each side of the stage to prevent the audience from seeing into the wings

Synonymstormenter, tormentor

Broader (hypernym)flat

7. teaser (artifact) a device for teasing wool

SamplesA teaser is used to disentangle the fibers.

Broader (hypernym)device

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