taunt

taunt(
tant
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (mean comment)
a. la pulla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Rather than replying to her classmates' taunts, Eve decided to turn around and ignore them.En vez de responder a las pullas de sus compañeros de clase, Eve decidió darse la vuelta e ignorarlos.
When he could no longer stomach his brother's taunts, Jerry threw his phone at him.Cuando ya no pudo soportar más las pullas de su hermano, Jerry le arrojó su celular.
b. el insulto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Wendy was deeply hurt by the taunts of her peers.Wendy estaba profundamente dolida por los insultos de sus colegas.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to make fun of)
a. burlarse de
The other players were taunting Tommy because he scored an own goal.Los otros jugadores se burlaban de Tommy porque metió un autogol.
b. mofarse de
All the kids at school used to taunt Ricardo for his long, gangly legs.Todos los chicos de la escuela solían mofarse de Ricardo por sus piernas larguiruchas.
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taunt
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (words)
a. la pulla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (general)
a. mofarse de, hacer mofa de
taunt [tɔːnt]
noun
(jeer) pulla (f); mofa (f); (insult) insulto (m);
transitive verb
(jeer at) mofarse de; (insult) insultar
to taunt sb (with sth) mofarse de algn (por algo)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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