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1. taunt

verb. ['ˈtɔnt'] harass with persistent criticism or carping.

Synonyms

  • rag
  • scoff
  • mock
  • banter
  • kid
  • jolly
  • barrack
  • ride
  • josh
  • tantalise
  • bait
  • flout
  • tease
  • bemock
  • chaff
  • gibe
  • rally
  • tantalize
  • jeer
  • twit
  • razz

Antonyms

  • male offspring
  • female offspring
  • parent
  • unreasonably

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Words that Rhyme with Taunt

  • st_laurent
  • poissant
  • laplant
  • toutant
  • pylant
  • coutant
  • schwandt
  • flaunt
  • want
  • jaunt
  • haunt
  • gauntt
  • gaunt
  • daunt
  • conte

How do you pronounce taunt?

Pronounce taunt as tɔnt.

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Example sentences of the word taunt


1. Noun, singular or mass
Gently pull the lid taunt from the outer corner to allow for smooth application.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
This is why Gandalf is so eager to chase that wriggling string you taunt him with.

Quotes containing the word taunt


1. 20 years ago, being called as STORY-TELLER was a TAUNT. Being a good story-teller was equated to ACTORS, DRAMAS, and LIARS etc. But now, being a story-teller is a COMPLEMENT. If you are a good story-teller than you are a good LEADER, you are a good MOTIVATOR and you are a good EDUCATOR. Time has changed*ears ago, being called as STORY-TELLER was a TAUNT. Being a good story-teller was equated to ACTORS, DRAMAS, and LIARS etc. But now, being a story-teller is a COMPLEMENT. If you are a good story-teller than you are a good LEADER, you are a good MOTIVATOR and you are a good EDUCATOR. Time has changed.
*- Sanjeev Himachali


2. taunt

noun. ['ˈtɔnt'] aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing.

Synonyms

  • twit
  • provocation
  • taunting
  • aggravation

Antonyms

  • undue
  • please
  • praise
  • genuine
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