Naunt vs Taunt - What's the difference?

naunt | taunt |


As nouns the difference between naunt and taunt

is that naunt is (nonstandard|proscribed|dated) aunt, mine aunt while taunt is a scornful or mocking remark; a jeer or mockery.

As a verb taunt is

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

As an adjective taunt is

(nautical) very high or tall.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

naunt

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (nonstandard, proscribed, dated) aunt, mine aunt
  • English nouns which have interacted with their indefinite article

    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)