jeer jeer  /ˈdʒɪr/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) showing your contempt by derision
  2. (v) laugh at with contempt and derision

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It is almost a law in publicity-loving Southern California that the two greatest personalities there present shall hobnob while the press public loudly cheer or jeer.
  2. But Italians long since had learned to jeer at their little king.
  3. His switchblade rumblers jeer and snort, crouch and slither and spring.

News

  1. Sergio's chances sunk by 10 on No. 15

    Sergio Garcia’s third round began with a “fried chicken” jeer when he was introduced on the 11th hole, and it didn’t get much better from there.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Golf Channel

  2. Blatter calls for respect as fans jeer president

    BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) -- FIFA President Sepp Blatter called for ''respect'' and ''fair play'' after fans loudly jeered him and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff before the Confederations Cup opener between Brazil and Japan.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Cheers and Jeers North for June 15

    We cheer rare birds of prey with a rare home, and jeer some burglars who are worse than grave robbers.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Gloucester County Times

Quotes

  1. "We've both got season tickets at Norwich City," said Mr Balls. "If you go to Norwich, you often get worried whether we're playing as well as we should. But you jeer the opposition. You don't jeer your own manager. I think Charles should...
    on Sep 7, 2008 By: Ed Balls Source: Knutsford Guardian

  2. Alonso told radio station Cadena Ser: "I didn't take any notice (when he said that), but the very next week they whistled him in Spain for saying that. That's the other side of the situation. If you talk like that, it's no wonder they jeer you."
    on Feb 27, 2008 By: Fernando Alonso Source: Guide and Gazette

  3. "It happened to me a few years ago when PSV played Red Star in Belgrade, and I can't believe racist abuse is still in football," Beasley told the Web site. "People can come to a match and jeer, but the racist thing just has to get out of...
    on Aug 8, 2007 By: DaMarcus Beasley Source: New York Times

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