taunt (one) about (someone or something)

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taunt (one) about (someone or something)

To mock, ridicule, or jeer at one about someone or something. The school bullies taunted Sarah about her brother, who had a severe intellectual disability. They were taunting me about the clothes I wore to work that day.
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taunt someone about something

to mock, tease, or torment someone about something. Stop taunting me about something that happened years ago! Terry was being taunted about his gaudy tie, so he took it off.
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Jason Marley, 29, told a jury he squeezed Michelle Greenwood's neck to stop her taunting him about his sexual prowess and another man's bedroom skills.
A MAN has been accused of biting a policeman on the neck during a scuffle after taunting him about his wife.