taunt Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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tauntverb [T]

uk   /tɔːnt/  us   /tɑːnt/
to ​intentionallyannoy and ​upset someone by making ​unkindremarks to them, ​laughingunkindly, etc.: The other ​kids used to taunt him in the ​playground because he was ​fat and ​woreglasses.
taunt
noun [C] uk   us  
The ​protestersshouted taunts at the ​police.
(Definition of taunt from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tauntverb [T]

 us   /tɔnt, tɑnt/
to ​try to make other ​peopleangry or ​upset by ​insulting them, ​laughing at them, etc.: The ​movie is about a ​criminal who taunts the ​police with ​phonecalls.
taunt
noun [C]  us   /tɔnt, tɑnt/
At ​school, he had ​receivedjeers and taunts because of his ​size.
(Definition of taunt from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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