verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of jeer1
synonym study for jeer
OTHER WORDS FROM jeerjeerer, nounjeer·ing·ly, adverbun·jeered, adjectiveun·jeer·ing, adjective
Words nearby jeer
Definition for jeer (2 of 2)
noun Often jeers. Nautical.
Origin of jeer2
How to use jeer in a sentence
A mighty shock drowned the boy's words at this moment, and seemed to jeer at them.A Lost Hero|Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward and Herbert D. Ward
One of the first canons of criticism is never to attempt the feat yourself; jeer rather at others.
But men also humiliate us, degrade us, jeer at, ridicule the miseries that they and their society entail upon us.
The driver had turned to jeer at his companion when he found himself seized in a grip there was no fighting against.The Light That Lures|Percy Brebner
Of course the boys of the town were attracted by the stranger's singular movements, and began to hoot and jeer.Jack Harkaway's Boy Tinker Among The Turks|Bracebridge Hemyng