Taunts vs Daunts - What's the difference?

taunts | daunts |


As verbs the difference between taunts and daunts

is that taunts is (taunt) while daunts is (daunt).

As a noun taunts

is .

taunts

English

Verb

(head)
  • (taunt)
  • Noun

    (head)

  • taunt

    English

    Etymology 1

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • to make fun of (someone); to (a person) into responding, often in an aggressive manner.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A scornful or mocking remark; a jeer or mockery
  • Etymology 2

    Compare (etyl) . See ataunt.

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (nautical) Very high or tall.
  • a ship with taunt masts
    (Totten)

    daunts

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (daunt)

  • daunt

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • to discourage, intimidate
  • to overwhelm
  • Derived terms

    * daunted * daunter * daunting * dauntingly * dauntless * undaunted