What does the word taunt mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Tauntingly.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Taunter.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To reproach with insulting words.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A bitterly sarcastic remark.

Usage examples for taunt

  1. I might just as well try to taunt a poker or sting a fire- shovel into resentment of personal abuse. – The Red Planet by William J. Locke
  2. Taunt on, sir; I spared you when you were unarmed- I am unarmed now. – The Lady of Lyons or Love and Pride by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  3. There was a taunt in Chadron's voice, a sneer. – The Rustler of Wind River by G. W. Ogden