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taunt

EN[tɔːnt] [-ɔːnt] [tɑːnt] [-ɑːnt] [tɔnt] [tɑnt]

    Definition of taunt in English Dictionary

  • NounPLtaunts
    1. A scornful or mocking remark; a jeer or mockery.
    2. VerbSGtauntsPRtauntingPT, PPtaunted
      1. to make fun of (someone); to goad (a person) into responding, often in an aggressive manner.
      2. AdjectiveCOMmore tauntSUPmost taunt
        1. (nautical) Very high or tall.
          1. a ship with taunt masts
      • Word Lists (This word is listed in the following word lists)
        1. Wiktionary : Frequency lists 10001-20000
        2. SCOWL (And Friends) : Alan Beale, 12dicts 4.0 Compiled from 3 ESL Dictionaries
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Nouns
            • Countable nouns
            • Verbs

            Other Vocabulary

            Look-Alike Words
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            2. en haunt
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            5. en taut
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            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of taunt for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "taunt" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb.
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