Definition of Jeer

1. Noun. Showing your contempt by derision.

Exact synonyms: Jeering, Mockery, Scoff, Scoffing
Generic synonyms: Derision
Derivative terms: Mock, Scoff, Scoff, Scoff, Scoff



2. Verb. Laugh at with contempt and derision. "The crowd jeered at the speaker"
Exact synonyms: Barrack, Flout, Gibe, Scoff
Generic synonyms: Bait, Cod, Rag, Rally, Razz, Ride, Tantalise, Tantalize, Taunt, Tease, Twit
Derivative terms: Flouter, Gibe, Jeerer, Jeering, Scoff, Scoffer, Scoffing

Definition of Jeer

1. n. A gear; a tackle.

2. v. i. To utter sarcastic or scoffing reflections; to speak with mockery or derision; to use taunting language; to scoff; as, to jeer at a speaker.

3. v. t. To treat with scoffs or derision; to address with jeers; to taunt; to flout; to mock at.

4. n. A railing remark or reflection; a scoff; a taunt; a biting jest; a flout; a jibe; mockery.

Definition of Jeer

1. Noun. A railing remark or reflection; a scoff; a taunt; a biting jest; a flout; a jibe; mockery. ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive jeer '''at''') To utter sarcastic or mocking comments; to speak with mockery or derision; to use taunting language. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive archaic) To mock; treat with mockery; to taunt; to flout. ¹

4. Noun. (nautical) A gear; a tackle. ¹

5. Noun. (nautical in the plural) An assemblage or combination of tackles, for hoisting or lowering the yards of a ship. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jeer

1. to mock [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: mock

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jeer

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jeelies
jeeling
jeels
jeely
jeelying
jeep
jeeped
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jeepers creepers
jeeping
jeeplike
jeepney
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jeeps
jeer (current term)
jeer capstan
jeered
jeerer
jeerers
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jeerings
jeerleader
jeerleaders
jeers
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jeet
jeez
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