Adjective "Taunting" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Taunting


    Definition:

    1. to reproach in a sarcastic, insulting, or jeering manner; mock.

    2. to provoke by taunts; twit. noun

    3. an insulting gibe or sarcasm; scornful reproach or challenge.

    4. Obsolete. an object of insulting gibes or scornful reproaches.

    Origin:
    taunt

    Examples:

    "polices can be taunting."

    "smiles can be taunting."

    "youths can be taunting."

    "trails can be taunting."

    "threats can be taunting."

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