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
Example sentences from the Web for jeer
Mayhap, then, you'll come on deck and tell these merry men as much, for they do only jeer at me.Standish of Standish|Jane G. Austin
Delighted boys from a peasant camp beyond the walls ran up to jeer at our predicament.Spanish Highways and Byways|Katharine Lee Bates
There was no lack of material; boys happened along every little while; they came to jeer, but remained to whitewash.The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Finding other means unavailing, he suddenly changed his tone, and began to jeer and banter him upon the mean prices he offered.Astoria|Washington Irving
"I have no doubt you would throw anybody overboard and jeer him while he was drowning," said Mr. Forde bitterly.Mortomley's Estate, Vol. II (of 3)|Charlotte Elizabeth Lawson Cowan Riddell