HyperDic: taunting

English > 2 senses of the word taunting:
ADJECTIVEalltaunting, derisive, gibelike, jeering, mockingabusing vocally
NOUNacttaunting, twit, tauntaggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing
taunting > pronunciation
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > taunting: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningabusing vocally; expressing contempt / contempt or ridicule.
Example "taunting shouts of 'coward' and 'sissy'"
Synonymsderisive, gibelike, jeering, mocking
BroaderdisrespectfulExhibiting lack of respect
Spanishburlón, irónico, irrisorio, mofador
Catalanburlaner, irònic, irrisori
English > taunting: 2 senses > noun 1, act
Meaningaggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing.
Synonymstwit, taunt
Broaderaggravation, irritation, provocationunfriendly behavior that causes anger / anger or resentment
Spanishalfilerazo, befa, bigardía, burla, chufleta, dicterio, improperio, mofa, pulla, rehilete, vareta, vejamen, vituperio
Catalanburla, mofa
Verbstauntharass with persistent criticism or carping

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