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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 taunt /ˈtɔnt, ˈtɑnt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Taunt a.  Naut. Very high or tall; as, a ship with taunt masts.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Taunt v. t. [imp. & p. p. Taunted; p. pr. & vb. n. Taunting.]  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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing [syn: twit,
      v : harass with persistent criticism or carping; "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" [syn: tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize,
           tantalise, bait, twit, rally, ride]