Definition of razz in English:


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informal , chiefly North American


[with object]
  • Tease (someone) playfully: his co-workers razz him about it
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    • 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.


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  • another term for raspberry ( sense 4).
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    • 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.


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

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