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synonyms for fleer

  • grimace
  • grin
  • jeer
  • laugh
  • mock
  • scoff
  • sneer
  • taunt
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How to use fleer in a sentence

He is rather inclined to fleer at any pretension to American club life of earlier date.
FIFTH AVENUEARTHUR BARTLETT MAURICE
And cannot I likewise, when time serves, and company is disposed to be kindly affected with it, smile and fleer as takingly?
HISTORY OF ENGLISH HUMOUR, VOL. 1 (OF 2)ALFRED GUY KINGAN L'ESTRANGE
But as she passed through the portal down the steps of the turret, she flung back certain words with a defiant fleer.
THE BLACK DOUGLASS. R. CROCKETT
To flewer or fleer is to smile in that grinning manner which shows all the teeth.
IT MIGHT HAVE BEENEMILY SARAH HOLT
For, fleer as aliens would, this was the Awakening of the Red Dragon.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
However, she brandished her divining brush with the rest, and cut in now and then to keep the fleer with the untiring Nozilwane.
CURIOSITIES OF SUPERSTITIONW. H. DAVENPORT ADAMS
She gave a light laugh that had in it so little mirth, was so little apposite to ridicule, that he did not feel it a fleer.
THE STORM CENTRECHARLES EGBERT CRADDOCK
Julia turned at the fleer and flung a glance of acute anger at her friend.
AINSLEE'S MAGAZINE, VOLUME 16, NO. 2, SEPTEMBER, 1905VARIOUS
And thereat they did laugh, and fleer, and shout, and there was flashing of tankards and jingling of cups all down the hall.
FOOTPRINTS OF FORMER MEN IN FAR CORNWALLROBERT S. HAWKER
Bob has gained his point, despite a parting fleer from Bessy as to the undesirability of neglecting the Creator for the creature.
RED AS A ROSE IS SHERHODA BROUGHTON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FLEER

  • banter
  • comeback
  • contemn
  • deride
  • dig
  • fleer
  • flout
  • gibe
  • hector
  • hoot
  • jab
  • jest
  • laugh at
  • make a crack
  • mock
  • poke fun
  • put down
  • put on
  • quip
  • ridicule
  • scoff
  • sneer
  • snipe
  • taunt
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.