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jeer

 (jîr)
v. jeered, jeer·ing, jeers
v.intr.
To speak or shout derisively; mock.
v.tr.
To abuse vocally; taunt: jeered the speaker off the stage.
n.
A scoffing or taunting remark or shout.

[Origin unknown.]

jeer′er n.
jeer′ing·ly adv.

jeer

(dʒɪə)
vb
(often foll by at) to laugh or scoff (at a person or thing); mock
n
a remark or cry of derision; gibe; taunt
[C16: of unknown origin]
ˈjeerer n
ˈjeering adj, n
ˈjeeringly adv

jeer

(dʒɪər)
v.i.
1. to speak or shout derisively; scoff or gibe rudely.
v.t.
2. to speak or shout derisively at; taunt; mock.
3. to drive away by derisive shouts (fol. by out of, off, etc.): to jeer an actor off the stage.
n.
4. a jeering utterance; derisive or rude gibe.
[1555–65]
jeer′er, n.
jeer′ing•ly, adv.
syn: See scoff1.

jeer


Past participle: jeered
Gerund: jeering

Imperative
jeer
jeer
Present
I jeer
you jeer
he/she/it jeers
we jeer
you jeer
they jeer
Preterite
I jeered
you jeered
he/she/it jeered
we jeered
you jeered
they jeered
Present Continuous
I am jeering
you are jeering
he/she/it is jeering
we are jeering
you are jeering
they are jeering
Present Perfect
I have jeered
you have jeered
he/she/it has jeered
we have jeered
you have jeered
they have jeered
Past Continuous
I was jeering
you were jeering
he/she/it was jeering
we were jeering
you were jeering
they were jeering
Past Perfect
I had jeered
you had jeered
he/she/it had jeered
we had jeered
you had jeered
they had jeered
Future
I will jeer
you will jeer
he/she/it will jeer
we will jeer
you will jeer
they will jeer
Future Perfect
I will have jeered
you will have jeered
he/she/it will have jeered
we will have jeered
you will have jeered
they will have jeered
Future Continuous
I will be jeering
you will be jeering
he/she/it will be jeering
we will be jeering
you will be jeering
they will be jeering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been jeering
you have been jeering
he/she/it has been jeering
we have been jeering
you have been jeering
they have been jeering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been jeering
you will have been jeering
he/she/it will have been jeering
we will have been jeering
you will have been jeering
they will have been jeering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been jeering
you had been jeering
he/she/it had been jeering
we had been jeering
you had been jeering
they had been jeering
Conditional
I would jeer
you would jeer
he/she/it would jeer
we would jeer
you would jeer
they would jeer
Past Conditional
I would have jeered
you would have jeered
he/she/it would have jeered
we would have jeered
you would have jeered
they would have jeered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jeer - showing your contempt by derisionjeer - showing your contempt by derision  
derision - contemptuous laughter
Verb1.jeer - laugh at with contempt and derisionjeer - laugh at with contempt and derision; "The crowd jeered at the speaker"
bait, tantalise, tantalize, taunt, razz, twit, tease, cod, rag, rally, ride - harass with persistent criticism or carping; "The children teased the new teacher"; "Don't ride me so hard over my failure"; "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"

jeer

verb
1. mock, hector, deride, heckle, knock (informal), barrack, ridicule, taunt, sneer, scoff, banter, flout, gibe, cock a snook at (Brit.), contemn (formal) His motorcade was jeered by angry residents.
mock big up (slang, chiefly Caribbean), give it up for (slang) praise, cheer, acclaim, applaud, clap
noun
1. mockery, abuse, ridicule, taunt, sneer, hiss, boo, scoff, hoot, derision, gibe, catcall, obloquy, aspersion the heckling and jeers of his audience
mockery praise, cheers, encouragement, applause, adulation

jeer

verb
To make fun or make fun of:
Chiefly British: quiz.
Idiom: poke fun at.
noun
An instance of mockery or derision:
Translations
صِياح إسْتِهْزاءيَتَهَكَّم علىيَسْخَر من
nesouhlasný křikposměšekposmívatposmívat sevykřičet
gøre grin medhånehånlatter
ilkkuapilkatapilkka
lehurroglehurrogás
gera hróp aî, hæîahæîa, spottaháî, spott
pajuokimaspašaipapašaipiai
izsmieklsizsvilptņirdzīga piezīmeņirgāties
nesúhlasný krik
posmehposmehovati se
alay etmekyuhalamayuhalamak

jeer

[dʒɪəʳ]
A. N
1. (from crowd) → abucheo m; (from individual) → grito m de protesta
2. (= insult) → insulto m
B. VI
1. (= mock) → burlarse (at de)
2. (= boo) → abuchear (at a)
C. VT
1. (= mock) → burlarse de
2. (= boo) → abuchear

jeer

[ˈdʒɪər]
vi [crowd, audience] → huer
vt (= boo at) [+ person, team] → huer
to be jeered → être hué(e)
jeers npl [crowd, audience] → huées fpl
jeer at
vt fus
(= boo at) → huer
(= mock) to jeer at sb for doing sth → se moquer de la façon dont qn fait qch
They jeered at him for mollycoddling his little brother → Ils se moquèrent de la façon dont il couvait son petit-frère.

jeer

n (= remark)höhnische Bemerkung; (= shout, boo)Buhruf m; jeersJohlen nt no pl; (= laughter)Hohngelächter nt
vihöhnische Bemerkungen machen, höhnen (old, geh); (= shout, boo)johlen, buhen; (= laugh)höhnisch lachen; to jeer at somebodyjdn (laut) verhöhnen; he’s doing his best, don’t jeerer versucht sein Bestes, also spotte nicht
vtverhöhnen

jeer

[dʒɪəʳ]
1. ngrido di scherno
2. vi to jeer (at sb)schernire (qn)

jeer

(dʒiə) verb
1. to shout at or laugh at rudely or mockingly. He was jeered as he tried to speak to the crowds.
2. (with at) to make fun of (someone) rudely. He's always jeering at her stupidity.
noun
a rude or mocking shout. the jeers and boos of the audience.
ˈjeering adjective
mocking or scornful.
ˈjeeringly adverb
References in classic literature ?
They jeered and sounded mournful notes without promise, devoid even of hope.
Upon this, the two meanly dressed figures mocked and jeered at the much-abashed old dignitary, and pointed their fingers at the stain.
Everybody turned up their noses at him, and some openly jeered him.
Lenepveu's copper ceiling, figures grinned and grimaced, laughed and jeered at MM.
They perceived, in short, clearly that the town which had been twitted had turned out to do battle with some other that had jeered it more than was fair or neighbourly.
Him also the crowd jeered, but he passed them by with indifference while he tried his bow with practiced hand.
They cheered the boy, and they hooted and jeered at the trainer and the manager, which luckless individual had inadvertently shown himself and attempted to assist the trainer.
D'Artagnan related the adventure of the preceding day in all its details; how, not having been able to sleep for the joy he felt in the expectation of seeing his Majesty, he had gone to his three friends three hours before the hour of audience; how they had gone together to the tennis court, and how, upon the fear he had manifested lest he receive a ball in the face, he had been jeered at by Bernajoux who had nearly paid for his jeer with his life and M.
They jeered the piratical private, and called attention to various defects in his personal ap- pearance; and they were wildly enthusiastic in support of the young girl.
He was jeered at for his alacrity in retreating; his report was treated as a false alarm; his brother trappers contented themselves with reconnoitring the fort at a distance, and pronounced that it was deserted.
The Bank fleet pass good seamanship in silence; but a bungler is jeered all along the line.
When the procession reached their compartment, E23 was counting his beads with a steady jerk of the wrist; while Kim jeered at him for being so drugged as to have lost the ringed fire-tongs which are the Saddhu's distinguishing mark.