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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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