verb (used with object)
Origin of taunt1
Examples from the Web for taunting
And even as he plots defenses against American and allied air raids, he is taunting Vladimir Putin and his allies in Grozny.ISIS Is Putin’s Problem, Too, and This Chechen Is One Reason Why.|Anna Nemtsova|September 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Or maybe you want to watch while she cheats on you, taunting you, forcing you to get involved in humiliating ways.The Cuckolding Fetish: When Your Wife’s Cheating Turns You On|Aurora Snow|February 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It looked as though New York's City Hall had been overtaken by smokers intent on taunting Michael Bloomberg one last time.
They seem content to hold what they have, clashing regularly, testing and taunting each other.
He believed students were taunting him, driving by his home at all hours of the night and honking a car horn.The Professor and the Doomsday Clock: ‘A Confederacy of Dunces’ & Signs of John Kennedy Toole’s Suicide|Cory MacLauchlin|December 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
"There's the very word itself in it," said Paruig, forgetting the taunting of Giorsal and all but a father's pride.The Lost Pibroch|Neil Munro
The taunting epithet was timed to excite him to fury, which he impulsively spent upon the more immediate provoker.Eleven Possible Cases|Frank R. Stockton
Seeing that it was useless to stay longer, Theo departed, followed by taunting cries and yells, from all in the room.The Bishop's Shadow|I. T. Thurston
He left unanswered a taunting remark of the soldier with the bundle.Wang the Ninth|Putnam Weale
When she forsook me in my shame and trouble, when she stood there taunting me in my prison cell, my heart seemed to die to her.Lover or Friend|Rosa Nouchette Carey