What does the word jeer mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by Anton Chekhov