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
Definition for jeer (2 of 2)
noun Often jeers. Nautical.
Origin of jeer2
Example sentences from the Web for jeer
Aaron, who was sometimes called Henry but was generally known to baseball fans as Hank or “Hammerin’ Hank,” for his long-ball power, grew up in Alabama and never forgot the jeers he received while playing in the South during the days of segregation.Hank Aaron, baseball great who became force for civil rights, dies at 86|Dave Sheinin, Matt Schudel|January 22, 2021|Washington Post
Recently the French treated her virtually as their own monarch while simultaneously jeering their own president.Imagining Prince Charles as King Makes All of Britain Wish They Could Leave Like Scotland|Clive Irving|September 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Cheering and jeering at the television an average of 5.3 hours per day was associated, however, with a higher risk of obesity.6 Ways to Avoid ‘Sochi Gut’ While Watching the Olympics|Jenna A. Bell|February 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There are no jeering yoga moms in the bleachers, nor any post-demonstration rumbles in the parking lot.
Without the cheering and jeering crowds to whip him up, Newt was oddly subdued.Paul Begala: The Strangely Silent Jan. 23 Debate in Tampa|Paul Begala|January 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Alastair Beach reports from Cairo and talks to the jeering crowds outside.
Augustus looked up at Mr Bellamy to find if he were jeering him; but he saw no reason to believe it.
A great wave of jeering laughter swept down the benches as the black monster passed.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis
Valeria, with her wonted capriciousness, veered round in defence of the institution that she had been just jeering at.The Daughters of Danaus|Mona Caird
As he swept past the boy the cowboy had uttered a jeering yell.The Pony Rider Boys in Texas|Frank Gee Patchin
Viewed in this light, this passage is a mere jeering at our incapacity.The Hidden Power|Thomas Troward