• (RP) IPA: /tɔːnt/
  • (some accents) IPA: /tɑːnt/
  • (America) IPA: /tɔnt/
  • (cot-caught) IPA: /tɑnt/

taunt (taunts, present participle taunting; past and past participle taunted)

  1. to make fun of (someone); to goad#Verb|goad (a person) into responding, often in an aggressive manner.
Translations Noun

taunt (plural taunts)

  1. A scornful or mocking remark; a jeer or mockery
Translations Adjective


  1. (nautical) Very high or tall.
    a ship with taunt masts

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