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Meaning of JEERING

Pronunciation:  j'eering

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  showing your contempt by derision
  2. [adj]  abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule; "derisive laughter"; "a jeering crowd"; "her mocking smile"; "taunting shouts of `coward' and `sissy'"

JEERING is a 7 letter word that starts with J.


 Synonyms: derisive, disrespectful, gibelike, jeer, mockery, mocking, scoff, scoffing, taunting
 See Also: derision



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Jeer"ing\, a.
Mocking; scoffing. -- n. A mocking utterance. --
{Jeer"ing*ly}, adv.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: affront, aspersion, atrocity, banter, bantering, booing, brickbat, catcalling, chaffing, contempt, contumely, cut, derision, derisive, derisory, despite, dump, enormity, fleering, flippancy, flippant, flout, flouting, fooling, gibe, grinning, hissing, hooting, humiliation, indignity, injury, insult, jeer, joshing, kidding, leering, levity, mock, mockery, mocking, offense, outrage, panning, put-down, quizzical, ragging, railing, raillery, rallying, razzing, ridicule, ridiculing, roasting, scoff, scoffing, scurrility, smart, smart-aleckiness, smart-alecky, smart-ass, smartness, smirking, sneering, snickering, sniggering, snorting, taunt, taunting, teasing, twitting, uncomplimentary remark