Haunted vs Taunted - What's the difference?

haunted | taunted |


As verbs the difference between haunted and taunted

is that haunted is (haunt) while taunted is (taunt).

As an adjective haunted

is of a location, frequented by a ghost or ghosts.

haunted

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Of a location, frequented by a ghost or ghosts.
  • The hotel was haunted by a disembodied spirit.
  • Obsessed (by an idea, threat, etc.).
  • Showing a feeling of being disturbed.
  • a haunted expression

    Verb

    (head)
  • (haunt)
  • According to local legend, a ghost has haunted the mansion for two hundred years.

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    taunted

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (taunt)
  • Anagrams

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    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)