Ad-free Patron: To remove ads, subscribe today.
TEASE in sign language
Learn how to sign 'tease' in sign language.
ASL signs for "tease"
How do you say 'tease' in ASL?
Definition: To make fun of (someone) playfully or taunt annoyingly.
Pronunciation (sign description): Dominant horizontal "X" hand, palm facing left if right-handed, bottom of the "X" handshape on the top of the non-dominant horizontal "X" hand, dominant hand moves forward twice, brushing the top of the non-dominant hand.
Related signs: MAKE FUN OF, PICK ON, JOKE, MOCK, RIDICULE, all in good fun, JOSH, PRANK.
Temperoal aspects for 'tease'
Suitable for ASL level 200. The following videos illustrate how to modulate the verb 'tease' to express frequency and duration.
Available to PatronPlus subscription. Please log in to see the temporal aspects of 'tease' (continuous and recurring aspects).
[Note: ASL writing is not an official standard. This sign language writing remains in a state of open space to allow room for experiment, evolution, and improvement.]
Written ASL digit for TEASE. [Contributed by ASLwrite, 2019]