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  Definition of taunt
  1. aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing
  2. harass with persistent criticism or carping; "The children teased the new teacher"; "Don''t ride me so hard over my failure"; "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"
Similar Words: twit, taunting, tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, rally, ride

 

Hyponyms: jeer, scoff, flout, barrack, gibe, kid, chaff, jolly, josh, banter

 

Derivational Morphology: tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, twit, rally, ride, taunting, tantalizer, tantaliser, Tantalus, boo, hoot, Bronx cheer, hiss, raspberry, razzing, snort, bird, teasing, ribbing, teaser, annoyer, vexer

 

Language Translations:
Bulgarian: надсмивам се   Chinese: 嘲弄  
Dutch: hekelen and schimpscheut   Finnish: pilkata and pilkka  
French: sarcasme   German: Spott and verspotten  
Greek: χλευασμός and λοιδορώ   Hebrew: סנט  
Italian: deridere and scherno   Japanese: 嘲笑  
Korean: 조롱 and 조롱하다   Portuguese: zombar and zombaria  
Russian: колкость and насмехаться   Spanish: incitar and provocación  
Swedish: gliring and häckla   Turkish: alay and alay etmek  
 
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