AskDefine | Define teaser

Dictionary Definition



1 a worker who teases wool
2 someone given to teasing (as by mocking or stirring curiosity) [syn: tease, annoyer, vexer]
3 an advertisement that offers something free in order to arouse customers' interest
4 a particularly baffling problem that is said to have a correct solution; "he loved to solve chessmate puzzles"; "that's a real puzzler" [syn: puzzle, puzzler, mystifier]
5 an attention-getting opening presented at the start of a television show
6 a flat at each side of the stage to prevent the audience from seeing into the wings [syn: tormenter, tormentor]
7 a device for teasing wool; "a teaser is used to disentangle the fibers"

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. A person or thing that teases
  2. A short film or quote meant to draw an audience to a film or show.

Related terms


A person or thing that teases
A short film or quote meant to draw an audience to a film or show

Extensive Definition

Teaser may refer to:
  • "cold open", a segment at the beginning of a television program or film before the opening credits
  • Teaser trailer, a short theatrical trailer
  • Teaser (gambling), a type of gambling bet that allows the bettor to combine his bets on two different games
  • Brain teaser, a puzzle
teaser in Dutch: Teaser

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