Taunt – meaning of the word and examples

To intentionally annoy and upset someone by making unkind remarks to them, laughing unkindly, etc. (Cambridge Dictionary)

To reproach or challenge in a mocking or insulting manner jeer at (Merriam – Webster)

A remark made in order to anger, wound, or provoke someone. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Examples

‘Smash ultimate’ taunts: How to provoke your opponents.

https://www.newsweek.com/smash-ultimate-taunt-how-1254470

Why do people want to taunt others?

https://www.quora.com/Why-do-people-want-to-taunt-others

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