HyperDic: jeer

English > 2 senses of the word jeer:
VERBcommunicationjeer, scoff, flout, barrack, gibelaugh at with contempt and derision
NOUNcommunicationjeer, jeering, mockery, scoff, scoffingshowing your contempt / contempt by derision
jeer > pronunciation
Soundsjhih'r
Rhymesacyclovir ... zaire / Zaire: 93 rhymes with ihr...
English > jeer: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaningshowing your contempt / contempt by derision.
Synonymsjeering, mockery, scoff, scoffing
Broaderderisioncontemptuous laughter
Spanishbefa, burla, burlería, mofa, rechifla
Catalanburla, escarniment, escarni, escarn
Verbsjeerlaugh at with contempt and derision
English > jeer: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaninglaugh at with contempt and derision.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"The crowd jeered at the speaker"
Synonymsscoff, flout, barrack, gibe
Broadertease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally, rideharass with persistent criticism or carping
Spanishabuchear, befar, lanzar improperios contra, mofarse, rechiflar
Catalanburlar-se
Nounsjeer, jeeringshowing your contempt / contempt by derision
jeerersomeone who jeers or mocks or treats something with contempt / contempt or calls out in derision

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