jeering


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jeering - showing your contempt by derisionjeering - showing your contempt by derision  
derision - contemptuous laughter
Adj.1.jeering - abusing vocallyjeering - abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule; "derisive laughter"; "a jeering crowd"; "her mocking smile"; "taunting shouts of `coward' and `sissy'"
disrespectful - exhibiting lack of respect; rude and discourteous; "remarks disrespectful of the law"; "disrespectful in the presence of his parents"; "disrespectful toward his teacher"

jeering

adjective
Contemptuous or ironic in manner or wit:
Translations
هازئ، ساخِر
pohrdavýposměšný
hånlig
sértõ hangnem
hæîandi
alaya alanalaycı

jeering

[ˈdʒɪərɪŋ]
A. ADJ [remark, laughter] → burlón, sarcástico
he was led through a jeering crowdle hicieron pasar por una multitud que le llenó de insultos, le hicieron pasar entre una multitud que lo colmó de insultos
B. N
1. (= protests) → protestas fpl
2. (= mockery) → burlas fpl
3. (= insults) → insultos mpl
4. (= booing) → abucheo m

jeering

[ˈdʒɪərɪŋ]
adj [crowd] → railleur/euse, moqueur/euse
nhuées fplJehovah's Witness [dʒɪˌhəʊvəzˈwɪtnəs] nTémoin m de Jéhovah
She's a Jehovah's Witness → Elle est Témoin de Jéhovah.

jeering

adjhöhnisch; (= shouting, booing)johlend; (= laughing)höhnisch lachend
nhöhnische Bemerkungen pl; (= shouting, booing)Johlen nt, → Gejohle nt; (= laughing)Hohngelächter nt

jeering

[ˈdʒɪərɪŋ]
1. adj (crowd) → che lancia grida di scherno; (remark, laughter) → di scherno
2. ngrida fpl di scherno

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 ?
So I skulked near the shop of the little garments, jeering at myself, and it was strange to me to reflect at, say, three o'clock that if I had been brazen at half-past two all would now be over.
So full of this reeling scene were we, as we stood by the plunging bowsprit, that for some time we did not notice the jeering glances of the passengers, a lubber-like assembly, who marvelled that two fellow beings should be so companionable; as though a white man were anything more dignified than a whitewashed negro.
What should have been a serious inquiry in aid of legislation at the House of Representatives over the alleged drug trade veered into a jeering match on star witness Ronnie Dayan, the alleged bagman and lover of besieged senator Leila de Lima.
After Mr Reckless was cut short by a jeering crowd, Labour candidate Naushabah Khan asked him: "Where would you stop, Mark?
People were booing and jeering, the place was in an absolute uproar as almost 12,000 people realisedClapton wasn't coming back.
BLUEBIRDS fans have hit back at Craig Bellamy after the Cardiff City superstar lashed out at them for jeering during the desperately needed 2-1 home triumph over Norwich.
TWO men, 25 and 30, admitted insulting President Demetris Christofias by jeering at him and shouting 'Christofias (you are a) coward' on Thursday night in Paralimni outside the premises of the Association of Panathnaikos Fans.
Joseph O'Brien had the crowd jeering when he raced alone round the wide outside on Imperial Monarch, but jeers changed to cheers when he won.
Athletes must perform in front of crowds in every game, and crowds express their feelings about athletes' performances by, for instance, cheering (supporting them) or jeering (discouraging them).
As he left the field at half-time, the former England captain was held back as he attempted to leap over a barrier to remonstrate with a section of the crowd who had been jeering him.
The former England captain attempted to jump over a barrier as he left the field at halftime to remonstrate with a section of the crowd that had been jeering him.
JIM GOODWIN paved the way to a 2-0 win over Scunthorpewith his first Town goal then told jeering visiting fans: "You spurred me on.