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  • n  showing your contempt by derision
  • v  laugh at with contempt and derision
    The crowd jeered at the speaker

  • 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.
  • But Italians long since had learned to jeer at their little king.
  • His switchblade rumblers jeer and snort, crouch and slither and spring.
News & Articles

  • 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.
    June 16, 2013 - The Golf Channel
  • 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.
    June 15, 2013 - The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports
  • 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.
    June 15, 2013 - Gloucester County Times

  • Ed Balls in Knutsford Guardian
    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...
  • Fernando Alonso in Guide and Gazette
    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."
  • DaMarcus Beasley in New York Times
    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...

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