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
Aulus rallied them jeeringly apropos of the ass's head, which he declared they honoured.Herodias|Gustave Flaubert
"Oh, just let me stay a little while," said Freddy, jeeringly.The Actress' Daughter|May Agnes Fleming
She laughed at this jeeringly, and said, People would think me crazed if I were to learn to read now.Memoirs of Leonora Christina|Leonora Christina Ulfeldt
The sea had jeeringly kept his finite body up, but drowned the infinite of his soul.Moby Dick; or The Whale|Herman Melville
"Spake loudher you'd betther," said Barny, jeeringly, still holding on his course.Stories of Comedy|Various