get a rise out of

[get a rise out of] {v. phr.}, {slang} 1. To have some fun with (aperson) by making (him) angry; tease.

The boys get a rise out ofJoe by teasing him about his girl friend.

2. {vulgar}, {avoidable} Tobe sexually aroused (said of males)

Jim always gets a rise out ofwatching adult movies.