verb (used with object)
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Example sentences from the Web for taunt
Katya and her cronies laugh at and taunt Vasily as he leaves court.The ‘Hunted’ Gays of Putin’s Russia: Vicious Vigilantes and State Bigotry Close Up|Tim Teeman|October 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Opposing fans often taunt him, screaming, “Swear in a minute, he's going to swear in a minute.”
As the Kenyan government struggled to retake the mall, Shabaab lobbed taunt after taunt.
Today, McConnell, in an effort to taunt Democrats in the Senate, introduced the measure and challenged the Senate to vote on it.
Hassan Nasrallah fought the Israelis and lives to taunt them.
I would put in no Wilmot proviso for the mere purpose of a taunt or a reproach.
He was excited when he uttered this taunt, and he was sorry for it afterwards.The Drummer Boy|John Trowbridge
"We are no cowards, Baron Heckscher," I replied warmly, as if stung by his taunt.A Dash .. .. .. For a Throne|Arthur W. Marchmont
But we trust that the day is not distant when foreigners will no longer be able to taunt us with undue sensitiveness.
The four men began to taunt John Storm, to take off their hats and bow to him in mock honour.The Christian|Hall Caine