The media narrative by now is set in concrete: The voters are teed off, rising up, mad as hell and ready to wreak havoc.
You almost wanted him to clench his teeth, slam his fist, kick the lectern—anything to show that he was teed off.
Sean Hannity teed off on NPR, and had pollster Frank Luntz ask a focus group whether Williams was fired unfairly.
The Senate yesterday teed up its next big battle: Will Wall Street titans pay half the tax rate of everyone else?
Anxious labor activists know well that the Court has teed up a future challenge to all mandatory dues.
While teed was taking thought for the beginning of his life-work Litton was completing his—or at least he thought he was.
teed reached the end of his junior year with a heap of conditions in the classics.
At first I thought he was going to say something, but evidently nothing occurred to him, so he teed his ball and took his stance.
teed turned and came back, with an intolerable smirk, straight to the desk.
You see, 'twere bad wool; 'twere all feltered an' teed i' knots.
in golf, 1721, back-formation from teaz (1673), taken as a plural; a Scottish word of uncertain origin. The original form was a little heap of sand. The verb meaning "place a ball on a golf tee" is recorded from 1673; figurative sense of "to make ready" (usually with up) is recorded from 1938. Teed off in the figurative sense of "angry, annoyed" is first recorded 1953, probably as a euphemism for p(iss)ed off.