Synonyms for Taunt:
n.grind down, kick around, trample, oppress, mistreat, do someone wrong, shove around, abuse, hit out, reject. banter, ribbing, raillery, badinage, chaff. hound, hector, needle, heckle, treat well, bullyrag, wave the red flag in front of the bull. •act (noun)
•provocation; teasing (noun)
insult, gibe, jeer, derision, mockery, barb, ridicule.
deprecation, shame, humiliation, fun, contempt, irony, jesting, indignity, disgrace, ridicule, derision, joke, insult, scorn, abasement burlesque, denigration, mockery, caricature, sneering, roast, flippancy, irreverence, travesty.
rag, tantalise, taunting, rally, bait, ride, razz, tease, tantalize, COD, twit.
v.•provoke, reproach; tease (verb)
rally, tantalize, scorn, mock, deride, sneer.
deprecate, kid, ride, gibe, scoff, denigrate, burlesque, razz, deride, quip, mimic, jest, jeer, rag, sneer, humiliate, mock.
badinage, bullyrag, ribbing. raillery, banter. hector. hound. •bait
•Other relevant words:
aside, rally, abuse, twit, oppress, mistreat, allusion, needle, tease, ribbing, barb, bromide, badinage, taunting, raillery, bullyrag, afterthought, trample, backchat, hector, comment, laughter, chaff, heckle, tantalise, reject, bait, wave the red flag in front of the bull, tantalize, COD, acknowledgment, banter, hound.