Definition of Tauntingly

1. Adverb. In a playfully teasing manner. "`You hate things to be out of order, don't you?' she said teasingly"

Exact synonyms: Teasingly
Partainyms: Teasing



Definition of Tauntingly

1. adv. In a taunting manner.

Definition of Tauntingly

1. Adverb. In a taunting manner. ¹

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Definition of Tauntingly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tauntingly

taube
taubes
taught
taught away
taughten
taughtened
taughtening
taughtens
tauhou
tauld
taunt
taunted
taunter
taunters
taunting
tauntingly (current term)
tauntings
tauntress
tauntresses
taunts
tauon
tauonic
tauons
taupe
taupes
taupie
taupies
tauranin
taurate
taurean

Literary usage of Tauntingly

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1. The Demos in Council: Or 'Bijah in Pandemonium: Being a Sweep of the Lyre by William Sullivan (1799)
"... is fretful and fore ; While their jeers, and their jibes, they fo tauntingly dafk. ... tauntingly ..."

2. Jane Eyre: An Autobiography by Charlotte Brontë (1850)
"... and conscience, turned tyrant, held passion by the throat, told her, tauntingly, she had yet but dipped her dainty foot in the slough, and swore that ..."

3. The History of England from the Accession of James II. by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay, Samuel Austin Allibone (1875)
"Those who tauntingly reminded Fenwick that he had supported the h:ll which attainted Monmouth might perhaps themselves be tauntingly reminded, ..."

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