jeer (Meaning)

Wordnet

jeer (n)

showing your contempt by derision

Wordnet

jeer (v)

laugh at with contempt and derision

Webster

jeer (n.)

A gear; a tackle.

An assemblage or combination of tackles, for hoisting or lowering the lower yards of a ship.

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

Webster

jeer (v.)

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

Webster

jeer (v. t.)

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

Synonyms & Antonyms of jeer

jeer Sentence Examples

  1. The politician's impassioned speech was met with jeers from the opposing party.
  2. The crowd jeered at the performer's mistimed jokes during the stand-up comedy routine.
  3. Opponents jeered as the athlete limped off the field due to an injury.
  4. The jeers of the audience intensified as the home team fumbled the ball.
  5. Passersby jeered at the street performer for their unconventional act.
  6. Disgruntled customers jeered at the long checkout lines in the grocery store.
  7. The jeers of the angry mob grew louder as the speaker continued their divisive rhetoric.
  8. Colleagues jeered at the intern's nervous presentation during the team meeting.
  9. The jeers of the opposition echoed through the stadium as the winning team celebrated their victory.
  10. The comedian's well-crafted jokes elicited both laughter and jeers from the audience.

FAQs About the word jeer

showing your contempt by derision, laugh at with contempt and derisionA gear; a tackle., An assemblage or combination of tackles, for hoisting or lowering the l

boo,snort, sneer, smirk, snicker, taunt,hiss, hoot, catcall, whistle

applause,cheer, cheer, applause,, clapping,clapping

The politician's impassioned speech was met with jeers from the opposing party.

The crowd jeered at the performer's mistimed jokes during the stand-up comedy routine.

Opponents jeered as the athlete limped off the field due to an injury.

The jeers of the audience intensified as the home team fumbled the ball.