Translation of "taunt" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /tɔːnt/ us /tɑːnt/

to intentionally annoy and upset someone by making unkind remarks to them, laughing unkindly, etc.

insultar, provocar
The other kids used to taunt him in the playground because he was fat and wore glasses.
taunt noun uk us

The protesters shouted taunts at the police.

(Translation of “taunt” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /toːnt/

to tease, or say unpleasant things to (a person) in a cruel way

mofarse (de), reírse (de); insultar
The children at school taunted him for being fat.
taunting adjective

mofador, burlón; insultante
taunting remarks.
tauntingly adverb

burlonamente; con insultos

(Translation of “taunt” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)