"You've just got five minutes to do it in," cried Burgh jeeringly.
Necker is not of much consequence now, said Pitou jeeringly.
First Child (jeeringly): Ark-builders, ark-builders, where is your wit?
They told him, jeeringly, that the parson had treated them with some wine.
Aulus rallied them jeeringly apropos of the ass's head, which he declared they honoured.
They were all drunk, and asked me jeeringly if this was the way to Dunure.
The Knight of Britain of course claims to have slain the foe: and the audience faintly, jeeringly hisses.
I was jeeringly dubbed Professor Straus, but I went right on.
He laughed unmercifully at the frequent mistakes of our hero, and jeeringly dubbed him, "Young Stupid."
He seemed as jeeringly hurled from beneath his own ancestral roof.
1550s, gyr, "to deride, to mock," of uncertain origin; perhaps from Dutch gieren "to cry or roar," or German scheren "to plague, vex," literally "to shear." OED finds the suggestion that it is an ironical use of cheer "plausible and phonetically feasible, ... but ... beyond existing evidence." Related: Jeered; jeering.
1620s, from jeer (v.).