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Meaning of jeer

jeer

Pronunciation: ( jēr), [key]
— v.i.
  1. to speak or shout derisively; scoff or gibe rudely: Don't jeer unless you can do better.
—v.t.
  1. to shout derisively at; taunt.
  2. to treat with scoffs or derision; mock.
  3. to drive away by derisive shouts (fol. by out of, off, etc.): They jeered the speaker off the stage.
—n.
  1. a jeering utterance; derisive or rude gibe.

jeer

Pronunciation: ( jēr), [key]
— jeers.
  1. any of various combinations of tackles for raising or lowering heavy yards.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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