aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing
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"
- His genial sufficiency was a taunt and a mockery to many.
- But in England if the palm faces inward it's a taunt, especially if executed with an up-ward jerk of the fingers.
- He will taunt an opponent endlessly, even during battle, raising their ire until they make a fatal mistake - and then take advantage of them.
My cousins responded with taunts of 'Cowardy cowardy custard'.出自： P. Bailey
A bullying schoolmate..who taunted him with his 'fancy' manners.出自： V. Brome
Verlaine was taunted and tormented until he could stand no more.出自： D. Arkell