Definition of Taunt. Meaning of Taunt. Synonyms of Taunt

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Definition of Taunt

Taunt
Taunt Taunt, a. [Cf. OF. tant so great, F. tant so much, L. tantus of such size, so great, so much.] (Naut.) Very high or tall; as, a ship with taunt masts. --Totten.
Taunt
Taunt Taunt, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Taunted; p. pr. & vb. n. Taunting.] [Earlier, to tease; probably fr. OF. tanter to tempt, to try, for tenter. See Tempt.] To reproach with severe or insulting words; to revile; to upbraid; to jeer at; to flout. When I had at my pleasure taunted her. --Shak. Syn: To deride; ridicule; mock; jeer; flout; revile. See Deride.
Taunt
Taunt Taunt, n. Upbraiding language; bitter or sarcastic reproach; insulting invective. With scoffs, and scorns, and contemelious taunts. --Shak. With sacrilegious taunt and impious jest. --Prior.

Meaning of Taunt from wikipedia

- A taunt is a battle cry, sarcastic remark, gesture, or insult intended to demoralize the recipient, or to anger them and encourage reactionary behaviors...
- the Crucial Taunt performance from Wayne's ba****t, where Sharp and Benjamin converge. Unfortunately, Sharp declines to offer Crucial Taunt a record contract...
- Henry William Taunt (1842–1922) was a professional photographer, author, publisher and entertainer based in Oxford, England. Henry Taunt was born in Penson's...
- Taunt (16 November 1917(Note 1) – 15 July 2004) was a British mathematician who worked as a codebreaker during World War II at Bletchley Park. Taunt attended...
- is "a sharp, bitter, or cutting expression or remark; a bitter gibe or taunt". Sarcasm may employ ambivalence, although sarcasm is not necessarily ironic...
- slavery; they serve as "signs and marvels" given by God to answer Pharaoh's taunt that he does not know Yahweh: "The Egyptians shall know that I am the LORD"...
- and catch phrase that has gained international usage. It is intended as a taunt, to indicate that the person being so addressed is devoting an inordinate...
- Hobo's Taunt was the second album released by Canadian singer-songwriter Willie P. Bennett and was released as an LP album by Woodshed Records in 1977...
- Bond's trek takes him from England to Tangier, where he encounters the Taunt twins, Heidi and Hedy, CIA agents asked by M to bring him back to London...
- bizarre disclaimers and increasingly ominous warnings, including "Do not taunt Happy Fun Ball". Written by Jack Handey and voiced by Phil Hartman, the...
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