[ UK /d‍ʒˈi‍ə/ ]
[ US /ˈdʒɪɹ/ ]
NOUN
  1. showing your contempt by derision
VERB
  1. laugh at with contempt and derision
    The crowd jeered at the speaker
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How To Use jeer In A Sentence

  • The joke was met by jeers from the audience. Times, Sunday Times
  • Some openly jeered and shouted in disgust when the final vote tally was announced.
  • Don't jeer at the person who came last in the race - it's very unkind.
  • But he had to raise his voice to be heard over jeering and whistling from centre-right senators. Times, Sunday Times
  • He and his mates are laughing and jeering at their next-door neighbour: a crazy old man, stripped to the waist, performing what looks like some kind of weird callisthenics routine in his backyard.
  • He was jeered for joking about missing jets, then goaded fans to boo louder. The Sun
  • After a long, tedious sail, during which I was subjected to every discomfort, and exposure to the weather, as well as jeers and insults that effervesced from a corrupt heart, where they had been concealed for so many years, we reached a spot near enough to the land to discover a cluster of orange trees and a cabin. Bond and Free: A Tale of the South
  • But he had to raise his voice to be heard over jeering and whistling from centre-right senators. Times, Sunday Times
  • After seeing their showpiece team jeered by sections of Wembley during the Hungary game. Times, Sunday Times
  • After all your doubts and jeers and sneers, you may be sure that she is sure. A Plague of Angels
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