verb (used with object)
to reproach in a sarcastic, insulting, or jeering manner; mock.
to provoke by taunts; twit.
an insulting gibe or sarcasm; scornful reproach or challenge.
Obsolete. an object of insulting gibes or scornful reproaches.
to provoke or deride with mockery, contempt, or criticism
to tease; tantalize
a jeering remark
(archaic) the object of mockery
(nautical) (of the mast or masts of a sailing vessel) unusually tall
noun 1. a city in SE Massachusetts. 2. former name of Taunton Deane. noun 1. a market town in SW England, administrative centre of Somerset: scene of Judge Jeffreys’ “Bloody Assize” (1685) after the Battle of Sedgemoor. Pop: 58 241 (2001)
[deen] /din/ noun 1. a city in Somersetshire, in SW England.
[tou-nuh s; German tou-noo s] /ˈtaʊ nəs; German ˈtaʊ nʊs/ noun, (used with a plural verb) 1. a mountain range in W Germany, bounded by the Rhine, Main, and Lahn river valleys. Highest peak, Grosser Feldberg. 2628 feet (801 meters).
noun, Physics. 1. tau lepton. noun 1. (physics) a negatively charged elementary particle of mass 3477.48 × electron mass classed as a lepton, with an associated antiparticle and neutrino