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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.
References in classic literature ?
The singer would have conquered an audience of American rowdies by her brave, unflinching tranquillity (for she answered encore after encore, and smiled and bowed pleasantly, and sang the best she possibly could, and went bowing off, through all the jeers and hisses, without ever losing countenance or temper:) and surely in any other land than Italy her sex and her helplessness must have been an ample protection to her--she could have needed no other.
He remembered how his brother, while at the university, and for a year afterwards, had, in spite of the jeers of his companions, lived like a monk, strictly observing all religious rites, services, and fasts, and avoiding every sort of pleasure, especially women.
Well, these mortal insults, these jeers on the part of someone unknown, end at last in an enjoyment which sometimes reaches the highest degree of voluptuousness.
then, although the crowd begged him to go on, and tried to provoke him to it by cat- calls, jeers, and shouts of
It is not the want of money, but the LITTLE worries of life--these whisperings and nods and jeers.
By this time they had come to the town, and the passers-by began to jeer and point at them.
The veteran regiments on the right and left of the 304th immediately began to jeer.
The RB Leipzig player (right) was greeted with jeers when he came on as a sub in the 55th minute.
Medyo signal number one na po sir,' Dayan responded, to the jeers of the audience.
And he drew more jeers when he added: "Hillary believes that it's vital to deceive the people by having one public policy and a totally different policy in private.
There are examples of players whose form has improved dramatically when the jeers have turned to cheers.
Summary: LONDON: Rafael Benitez was the target of angry jeers and taunts from fans of his .