See also: Teaser

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From tease +‎ -er.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

teaser (plural teasers)

  1. One who teases or pokes fun.
    Synonym: tease
  2. (textile treatment) A person or thing that teases.
  3. (marketing) A preview or part of a product released in preparation of its main advertising, typically a short film, song, or quote.
    Coordinate terms: trailer (film), preview
  4. (Britain, dialect) A kind of gull, the jaeger.
  5. (electrical) A shunt winding on field magnets for maintaining their magnetism when the main circuit is open.
  6. The stoker of a glassworks furnace.
  7. (theater) A short horizontal curtain used to mask the flies and frame the top of the inner stage opening, adjustable to the desired height.[1]

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • German: Teaser

TranslationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ W. P. Bowman and R. H. Ball, Theatre Language: A Diction of Terms in English of the Drama and Stage from Medieval to Modern Times, New York: Theatre Arts Books, 1961, p. 375,[1]

AnagramsEdit


PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

teaser m (plural teasers)

  1. teaser (a short film or quote meant to draw an audience to a film or show)

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

teaser m (plural teasers or teaser)

  1. teaser (a short film or quote meant to draw an audience to a film or show)