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jeering

jee ring

  • n  showing your contempt by derision
  • v  laugh at with contempt and derision
  • s  abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule
    a jeering crowd

  • Elizabeth Eckford ignoring the insults of Hazel Bryan (2nd from the L), one in the crowd of jeering whites hard on her heels as she heads to Little Rock Central High School where .
  • I once dreaded teaching "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn"; the word "nigger" jeering from every page made .
  • With the help of White House speechwriters Pat Buchanan and William Safire, Agnew developed a distinctive, jeering speech style that mixed some heavy fun into the contempt.
News & Articles

  • PBT: LeBron does what he says he would, plays better
    LeBron James is the most questioned NBA champion ever. The snickers and jeering reached critical mass after he struggled through the Heat’s loss to the Spurs in Game 3 of the NBA Finals.
    June 14, 2013 - NBC NEWS
  • LeBron says he must play better, plays way better
    LeBron James is the most questioned NBA champion ever. The snickers and jeering reached critical mass after he struggled through the Heat’s loss to the Spurs in Game 3 of the NBA Finals. Can he elevate his game on the biggest stage? Is he afraid of the moment? Why does he crumble under pressure? It…
    June 14, 2013 - NBC Sports: ProBasketballTalk
  • Pele Appeals to Brazilians to Stop Booing National Soccer Team
    Brazilian soccer great Pele asked his countrymen today to stop jeering the national team a year before the country hosts the World Cup.
    June 12, 2013 - Bloomberg
Quotes

  • Joe Solmonese in New York Times
    This type of jeering from professional sports figures at the sight of two men kissing fuels the kind of anti-gay bullying that haunts countless gay and lesbian schoolchildren on playgrounds across the country,Joe Solmonese, the president of...
  • Marco Materazzi in guardian.co.uk
    I held his shirt for a few seconds only, then he turned to me and talked to me, jeering,said Materazzi. "He looked at me with a huge arrogance and said, 'If you really want my shirt I'll give it to you afterwards'. I replied with an...
  • Thomas Doll in Guardian Unlimited
    The reaction was inexcusable,Doll said. "We'll sit down with him in the next few days and analyse the situation. But when a player faces jeering from all 50,000 spectators, then it hurts, especially because he's an African. It's a...

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