jeeringly


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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:
Adv.1.jeeringly - in a disrespectful jeering mannerjeeringly - in a disrespectful jeering manner  
Translations
بِسُخرِيَه، باسْتِهْزاء
posměšně
hånligt
háîslega
alay ederek

jeeringly

adv laugh, remark, smilehöhnisch

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 ?
"There's none can save you now, missy," Mullins hissed jeeringly.
"Bad form," he cried jeeringly, and went content to the crocodile.
The sea had jeeringly kept his finite body up, but drowned the infinite of his soul.
Zebra?" it cried, jeeringly; "now will you give up?"
"Which is perhaps equal to the Louvre?" said D'Artagnan, jeeringly.
The latter, whenever he wished to be merry, used jeeringly to ask Lady Gaunt why her father had not come to see her.
The wind sweeps jeeringly over Father, whips him with the frayed ends of his dress and his jagged hair, tries to turn him where he lies stark on his back, and force his face towards the rising sun, that he may be shamed the more.
"Aha, worshipful sir!--so you have old Maule's blood to drink!" said he jeeringly.
"Meanwhile he continued to sit and stare jeeringly at me.
"I consent to hazard a guess," he said jeeringly. "A lady's interests, of course!"
"You funk the police station then?" said Raskolnikov jeeringly.
Jeeringly, the columnist comments: 'If Imran Khan can deliver on this external agenda no less than on his internal reform program, he will truly deserve a second World Cup Trophy.' Would the writer begrudge Imran the achievement?