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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THE distraught family of a Protestant teenager killed in north Belfast last night condemned those behind graffiti taunting them about his death.
THE distraught family of a teenager killed in a bicycle tragedy last night condemned sick graffiti taunting them about his death as 'pure evil'.