Synonyms of taunt in English:


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1‘he would play truant rather than face the taunts of his classmates’


jeer, gibe, sneer, insult, barb, catcall, brickbat, scoff, slap in the face

teasing, taunting, provocation, goading, ridiculing, derision, mockery, sarcasm

informal dig, put-down

informal sledge


1‘the crowd taunted him about his marriage split’


jeer at, gibe at, sneer at, scoff at, poke fun at, make fun of, get at, insult, tease, chaff, torment, provoke, goad, ridicule, deride, mock, heckle

North American ride

informal rib, needle, put down, hassle, rag, guy

informal sledge

dated make sport of