jeer

Part of speech: verb

To scoff at; mock.

Part of speech: noun

A derisive word or speech.

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Usage examples "jeer":

  1. But the time has come when men on the other side jeer at the Declaration of Independence and mock at the Constitution itself. - "Recollections of a Varied Life", George Cary Eggleston.
  2. Would'st have the whole town look upon my tears and jeer, 'cry baby'? - "Grace Harlowe's Second Year at Overton College", Jessie Graham Flower.
  3. But Orlov and his friends did not jeer or make jokes, they talked ironically. - "The Lady with the Dog and Other Stories", Anton Chekhov.