Synonyms for taunting

Synonyms for (noun) taunting

Synonyms: twit, taunt, taunting

Definition: aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing

Similar words: aggravation, provocation, irritation

Definition: unfriendly behavior that causes anger or resentment

Synonyms for (adjective) taunting

Synonyms: derisive, gibelike, mocking, jeering, taunting

Definition: abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule

Usage: derisive laughter; a jeering crowd; her mocking smile; taunting shouts of `coward' and `sissy'

Similar words: disrespectful

Definition: exhibiting lack of respect; rude and discourteous

Usage: remarks disrespectful of the law; disrespectful in the presence of his parents; disrespectful toward his teacher