taunting

Definitions of taunting
1

adj abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule

taunting shouts of `coward' and `sissy'”
Synonyms:
derisive, gibelike, jeering, mocking
disrespectful
exhibiting lack of respect; rude and discourteous

n aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing

Synonyms:
taunt, twit
Type of:
aggravation, irritation, provocation
unfriendly behavior that causes anger or resentment

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