English translation of 'ताना मारना'
ताना मारना/tana marana/
1. jeer transitive or intransitive verb
If people jeer at someone or jeer someone, they show that they do not respect them by saying rude and insulting things to them.
The angry crowds jeered him. Protestors jeered at the passers-by.
2. jibe intransitive verb, countable noun
If someone jibes, they say something rude and insulting, called a jibe, which is intended to make another person look foolish.[written]
'No doubt he'll give me the chance to fight him again,' he jibed. ...a cheap jibe about his loss of hair.
3. taunt transitive verb
If someone taunts you, they try to upset or annoy you by saying unkind or insulting things to you, especially about your weaknesses or failures.
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Translation of ताना मारना from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary