What does the word taunt mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To reproach with insulting words.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Taunter.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A bitterly sarcastic remark.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Tauntingly.

Usage examples for taunt

  1. 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
  2. There was a taunt in Chadron's voice, a sneer. – The Rustler of Wind River by G. W. Ogden