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English definition of “taunt”

taunt

verb [T]     /tɔːnt/ US  /tɑːnt/
to intentionally annoy and upset someone by making unkind remarks to them, laughing at them, etc.: The other children used to taunt him in the playground because he was fat and wore glasses.Mocking and tauntingCausing feelings of anger and displeasure taunt     noun [C] The protesters shouted taunts at the police.Mocking and taunting
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