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phrasal verbNorth American
Make someone angry or annoyed.‘Tommy was really teed off at Ernie’
irate, annoyed, cross, vexed, irritated, exasperated, indignant, aggrieved, irked, piqued, displeased, provoked, galled, resentfulView synonyms
- ‘One thing that really tees me off about the tournament, especially in the early rounds is you can't watch the game that you really want.’
- ‘So I am teed off at Buster the bunny because this is all his fault.’
- ‘I wasn't teed off I was exceedingly infuriated.’
- ‘It was one of those things that tees you off, and I responded to that.’
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