Synonyms for taunt
- backhanded compliment
- dirty dig
- parting shot
- snappy comeback
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TAUNT
Herkimer's tanned and swarthy face changed color at this taunt.
None but cowards will insult and taunt the defeated and defenceless.
I had already forgiven you, even before you ceased to reproach and taunt me.
When you taunt me as you do to my face, how can I wonder that you taunt her behind her back!'
"You've never asked me to marry you," she said quietly, this time without a taunt.
The taunt hurt him, too, like unclean words from lips beloved.
And though Owen overheard the taunt, he felt no inclination to notice it.
Who but a coward, sir, would come thus to taunt a man like me?
And with this taunt the carriage stopped at the door of the inn.
I meant to have taken some, but your taunt has turned me to steel.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR TAUNT
- carp at
- grate on
- intrude upon
- pick on
- put out