Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To reproach with insulting words.

Part of speech: noun

A bitterly sarcastic remark.

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Usage examples "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", 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", Edward Bulwer Lytton.
  3. There was a taunt in Chadron's voice, a sneer. - "The Rustler of Wind River", G. W. Ogden.