twit

Part of speech: verb

To annoy by reminding of something unpleasant; taunt.

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Usage examples "twit":

  1. " That wasn't a fair twit about my sticking my nose into your affairs, Miss Nina," protested Britt, and turning from her he visited his rage vicariously on his time- keeper, taking him by the arm and starting to drag him. - "King Spruce, A Novel", Holman Day.
  2. I think I'd look better with the short one, but-" One day his nephew, young Jimmy Sprang, met him on the street and proceeded to twit him about his second childhood. - "Her Weight in Gold", George Barr McCutcheon.
  3. To this Hildebrand made answer: Why twit ye me with that? - "The Nibelungenlied", Unknown.