Taunt - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Taunt.

GIBE
GIBEAT
JEER
JEST
TEASE
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GIBE
  1. an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect; "his parting shot was `drop dead'"; "she threw shafts of sarcasm"; "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets"
  2. taunt
  3. laugh at with contempt and derision; "The crowd jeered at the speaker"
GIBEAT
JEER
  1. laugh at with contempt and derision; "The crowd jeered at the speaker"
  2. showing your contempt by derision
  3. Sneers
JEST
  1. act in a funny or teasing way
  2. tell a joke; speak humorously; "He often jokes even when he appears serious"
  3. activity characterized by good humor
  4. a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter; "he told a very funny joke"; "he knows a million gags"; "thanks for the laugh"; "he laughed unpleasantly at his own jest"; "even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point"
TEASE
  1. harass with persistent criticism or carping; "The children teased the new teacher"; "Don't ride me so hard over my failure"; "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"
  2. the act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule); provoking someone with persistent annoyances; "he ignored their teases"; "his ribbing was gentle but persistent"
  3. mock or make fun of playfully; "the flirting man teased the young woman"
  4. a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men
  5. separate the fibers of; "tease wool"
  6. someone given to teasing (as by mocking or stirring curiosity)
  7. disentangle and raise the fibers of; "tease wool"
  8. mocks
  9. raise the nap of (fabrics)
  10. tear into pieces; "tease tissue for microscopic examinations"
  11. annoy persistently; "The children teased the boy because of his stammer"
  12. to arouse hope, desire, or curiosity without satisfying them; "T
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