Joke and Tease


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Joke verb – To make jokes.
Usage example: he was known for his ability to joke about his lack of anything resembling a social life

Tease is a synonym for joke in activity topic. In some cases you can use "Tease" instead the word "Joke" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like fool, jest.
Nearby Words: joking, joker, jokey, joked, jokingly
Synonyms for Joke


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Tease verb – To make fun of in a good-natured way.
Usage example: likes to tease her twin brother about his seemingly endless string of girlfriends

Joke is a synonym for tease in activity topic. You can use "Joke" instead the word "Tease" as a verb or a noun.
Nearby Words: teasing, teased, teaser, teasel
Synonyms for Tease

Common collocations

time joke time tease time
way joke way tease way
angel joke angel tease angel

Both words in one sentence

  • Art-Style Dissonance In contrast, Phantasy Star IV's settings are rather barren and darker, but the story is shonen anime-like and characters crack a joke and tease each other frequently.
  • Miroku from Inuyasha is an easygoing, carefree and cheerful guy who likes to joke and tease, even though he will die very young being consumed by the Wind Tunnel in his right hand.
    Source: Broken Hero
  • The Canadian dragons will tease each other, joke around with entrepreneurs, and go into joint deals more often than other countries' dragons.
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