Bronx cheer


noun

a loud, abrasive, spluttering noise made with the lips and tongue to express contempt.Also called raspberry.Compare bird(def 15).

Origin of Bronx cheer

An Americanism dating back to 1925–30

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British Dictionary definitions for bronx cheer

Bronx cheer

noun

mainly US a loud noise, imitating a fart, made with the lips and tongue and expressing derision or contempt; raspberry
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