Definitions for: Taunting


[n] aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing
[adj] abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule; "derisive laughter"; "a jeering crowd"; "her mocking smile"; "taunting shouts of `coward' and `sissy'"



Webster (1913) Definition: Taunt"ing,
a. & n. from Taunt, v.

Every kind of insolent and taunting reflection.
--Burke.

Synonyms: derisive, disrespectful, gibelike, jeering, mocking, taunt, twit

See Also: aggravation, irritation, provocation

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