how to pronounce taunt


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the above transcription of taunt is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

taunt is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of taunt in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… fashioned crude spears taunt primates …”

meanings of taunt


  1. To make fun of (someone); to goad (a person) into responding, often in an aggressive manner.


  1. A scornful or mocking remark; a jeer or mockery.


  1. Very high or tall.

taunt frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word taunt occurs in english on average 0.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics taunt can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that taunt can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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