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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Showing your contempt by derision adj. - Abusing vocally.

Usage examples (33)
  • The Hillary supporters did her no favor with their jeering from the sidelines.
  • I told the feller in jeering vernacular, 'thy sister my darling, thy name?' —
  • And the neoconservative school of columnists was almost unanimous in jeering at Rushdie for being hoist by his own petard.
  • The unbearable note of flippant jeering, which is underneath almost all modern utterance. for more
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