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  • n  a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
  • v  harass with persistent criticism or carping
    His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie

  • The word jazz, it is stated, is a corruption of the word " razz.
  • Republicans razz him as a media-savvy showboat and, lately, for buying a $5.
  • Some members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform did razz the five multi-billionaire hedge fund managers assembled before them about the taxation of carried .
Quotes

  • Tiger Wood in International Herald Tribune
    I can't grow one,Woods said Sunday. "My friends razz me about it."
  • Ryan Cross in The Age
    Asked about the players' desire last Friday, Wallaby centre Cross said: "You can always look at that. Goal-line defence is about attitude and maybe our attitude was a bit down so we've had a bit of a razz about that. Goal-line defence and kick-chase...
  • Luca Congi in Canada.com
    Oh yeah, guys like to razz us,Congi said with a chuckle. "You get that all the time as a kicker. I always tell them, 'I can't help it that I was blessed to kick a ball.' As long as you're a good sport about it, take it and have a good...

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