[ UK /tˈiːzɪŋli/ ]
  1. in a playfully teasing manner
    `You hate things to be out of order, don't you?' she said teasingly
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How To Use teasingly In A Sentence

  • Also, he was teasingly interested in the certain small garments on which Dede worked, while she was radiantly happy over them, though at times, when his tender fun was too insistent, she was rosily confused or affectionately resentful. Chapter XXVII
  • Beginning almost teasingly, it builds to a thrillingly intense climax, Cave screaming that he's not afraid to die.
  • Teasingly hermetic, liltingly musical, these are not so much poems to decode or pull apart in search of a precept or motto, as poems to sink into or wander through, enjoying a cavalcade of sensory impressions.
  • The camera teasingly zooms into the blackness outside, then eases back again.
  • She addressed only me in a silky and flocculent voice, biting her lip teasingly after her words.
  • The writer's deployment of language might be delightfully immediate, even teasingly trivial.
  • Some of it explicit, the rest hidden teasingly away - cyphers within cyphers - as if for his eyes alone.
  • As Yeager reaches his pinnacle, seemingly within reach of a stratosphere denied him, the astronauts are treated to an iconic burlesque by Sally Rand, her giant white feathered wings teasingly obscuring her naked body.
  • She smiled teasingly and blew a kiss at Leo as he began helping the bellboy load up the trolley with the luggage.
  • The woman who could become America's next first lady is teasingly called the taskmaster by her friends, her task tonight, to sell themselves as an attractive first couple. CNN Transcript Aug 25, 2008
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