Etymology
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razz (v.)

"to hiss or deride," 1920, from the noun, in to give (someone) the razz (by 1919), a shortened and altered variant of raspberry (q.v.) in its rhyming slang sense. Related: Razzed; razzing.

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Definitions of razz
1
razz (v.)
harass with persistent criticism or carping;
His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie
Synonyms: tease / rag / cod / tantalize / tantalise / bait / taunt / twit / rally / ride
2
razz (n.)
a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt;
Synonyms: boo / hoot / Bronx cheer / hiss / raspberry / razzing / snort / bird
From wordnet.princeton.edu