Definition of razz in English:

razz

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informal , chiefly North American

verb

[with object]
Tease (someone) playfully: his co-workers razz him about it
More example sentences
  • At one point, police cordoned off a city block after several dozen demonstrators jeered and razzed the incoming audience.
  • This doesn't stop them from razzing the day's hero.
  • I razzed him about his porn collection (such as it was), and surprised him somewhat when I said I didn't have one of my own.

noun

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another term for raspberry (sense 4).
More example sentences
  • But Toronto welcomed Wilson's acoustic ramblings with a razz, and killed his musical dreams.
  • We essentially gave Freddie the razz for not doing more to influence his cabinet colleagues.

Origin

early 20th century: from informal razzberry, alteration of raspberry.

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