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JEER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does jeer mean? 

JEER (noun)
  The noun JEER has 1 sense:

1. showing your contempt by derision

  Familiarity information: JEER used as a noun is very rare.


JEER (verb)
  The verb JEER has 1 sense:

1. laugh at with contempt and derision

  Familiarity information: JEER used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


JEER (noun)


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Meaning:

Showing your contempt by derision

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

jeer; jeering; mockery; scoff; scoffing

Hypernyms ("jeer" is a kind of...):

derision (contemptuous laughter)


JEER (verb)


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Meaning:

Laugh at with contempt and derision

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

jeer; scoff; flout; gibe; barrack

Context example:

The crowd jeered at the speaker

Hypernyms (to "jeer" is one way to...):

bait; cod; rag; rally; razz; ride; tantalise; tantalize; taunt; tease; twit (harass with persistent criticism or carping)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s PP


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