English to German Meaning :: taunt

Taunt :
Spott
Spott, Hohn, höhnische Bemerkung, Spötteleiverspotten - SpottverhöhntetaunterSpötterspottendSticheleien
 
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Noun(1) aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing
Verb(1) harass with persistent criticism or carping

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(1) His odd appearance and manner attracted the attention of local children, who would continually taunt him, provoking him to lose his temper and damage property.(2) She began to taunt me, of all people, for actually trying not to get her killed, which didn't rank her high on my good side at that moment.(3) She began to tease and taunt him by playing with his locks.(4) Imagine if your colleagues all began to taunt you, all of the time, every day.(5) This might also be when parents or other adults constantly use sarcasm, threaten, criticise, yell at or taunt a child.(6) From afar they began to taunt the crowd in the square, chanting, ÔÇÿWe own this country now,ÔÇÖ and ordering the people in the opposition crowd to return to their homes.(7) The British used it to taunt the Americans, the Americans then used the same version back ironically to taunt the British.(8) True, not everybody loves her; there are some who taunt her with sarcastic parodies, bilious caricatures, and scathing articles.(9) I phrased it as a sarcastic taunt , but I genuinely wanted to know the answer.(10) A thousand ways to insult and taunt him came to my mind, but I kept quiet.(11) Moments later the twins came by and true to their word, began to taunt Nicholas.(12) The three surrounded her; began shoving and taunting her.(13) Then he said, tauntingly , ÔÇÿI see you still carry that stick everywhere, and, do my eyes deceive me?ÔÇÖ(14) The seven man, five woman jury rejected a call to convict him of manslaughter on the grounds of his claims that he was provoked by his wife taunting him about affairs.(15) She has lived with stones thrown through the front window of her Athy home, taunts and jeers, media hostility and the utter loneliness of no contact with her family and much loved daughters.(16) I'm finding it difficult to get myself motivated for the game, but if only to avoid the taunts and jeers of the Magyar Armchair Brigade, I'm hoping for at least a draw.
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(1) taunt ::
Spott
Synonyms
Noun
1. jeer ::
höhnen
2. jibe ::
Stichelei
3. sneer ::
spotten
4. insult ::
Beleidigung
5. barb ::
Widerhaken
6. catcall ::
Buhruf
7. dig ::
graben
8. put-down ::
hinlegen
10. provocation ::
Provokation
12. derision ::
Spott
13. mockery ::
Spott
Verb
14. jeer at ::
verspotten
15. sneer at ::
glossieren
16. scoff at ::
spotten
17. poke fun at ::
lustig machen
18. make fun of ::
sich lustig machen über
19. get at ::
erhalten bei
20. insult ::
Beleidigung
21. tease ::
necken
22. chaff ::
Spreu
23. torment ::
quälen
24. goad ::
Ansporn
25. ridicule ::
Spott
26. deride ::
verspotten
27. mock ::
spotten
28. heckle ::
hecheln
29. ride ::
Reiten
30. rib ::
Rippe
31. needle ::
Nadel
Different Forms
taunt, taunted, taunter, taunters, taunting, taunts
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