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taunt - Dictionary definition and meaning for word taunt

(noun) aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing
Synonyms : taunting , twit

(verb) harass with persistent criticism or carping
Synonyms : bait , cod , rag , rally , razz , ride , tantalise , tantalize , tease , twit
Example Sentence
  • The children teased the new teacher
  • Don't ride me so hard over my failure
  • His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for taunt

t+aunt.....so your aunt provoked you against your parents.
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by preetisoni2411

Taunt and Flaunt are rhyming words but have totally different meanings. The rich are always taunting the poor by flaunting (making a show of) their money at them.
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