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tee someone off

Definition of tee someone off in English:

North American informal Make someone angry or annoyed: Tommy was really teed off at Ernie
[probably a euphemistic alteration of peed off (see pee)]
More example sentences
  • It was one of those things that tees you off, and I responded to that.
  • One thing that really tees me off about the tournament, especially in the early rounds is you can't watch the game that you really want.
  • So I am teed off at Buster the bunny because this is all his fault.
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