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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To mock rudely.

Usage examples (36)
  • The angry crowd began to jeer when the politician backed down from his party's platform.
  • As I said to Squeege, it is very easy to jeer from the sidelines and make boastful claims of what you would do in the same situation.
  • It didn’t happen to you so it’s easy to jeer from the sidelines.
  • Almost eight years ago, you made a remark -- this may show you that if we "jeer" at your remarks, we remember them. for more
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