tease

(redirected from teased)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
References in periodicals archive ?
12-14 The majority of CLP patients are teased due to their shape of face, nose, lip or because of their speech.
Verbal responses were brief and did not include discussions of the behavior or consequences of teasing or any conversation concerning the recipient's feelings of being teased.
For example, frequently being teased about your physique typically has a very different meaning for a school athlete than it does for an obese student.
Although adolescents may be teased about a variety of aspects of their appearance, several researchers have documented that teasing about weight in particular, is damaging to the emotional and physical well-being of an adolescent.
If we can help kids who get teased learn more effective strategies, they will develop better social competencies and resilience.
Teased by the Chileans of European origin, she found it a challenge to understand 'why me' and 'what it meant to be Mapuche'.
When family members teased middle school girls about their appearance, the teasing had a significant impact on the girls' dissatisfaction with their bodies, said Helene Keery, Ph.
Whether it was the industrial-strength eye makeup, the cotton-candy wiglets woven together and teased into a cascading pink mane, or the helium-inflected Georgia drawl punctuated with babyish cooing and upper-register burbling, I was hooked.
At school, Lowry is teased because of his Kentucky accent.
Every time someone teased me, I would try to convince myself that they weren't much taller than I was.
Fathers teased their children by placing objects in the way of their children's goals or by physically redirecting them away from a desired goal or object.
I make sure everyone knows the consequences for teasing, and what to do if they are being teased.