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How to use jeer in a sentence

A mighty shock drowned the boy's words at this moment, and seemed to jeer at them.
A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
One of the first canons of criticism is never to attempt the feat yourself; jeer rather at others.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
But men also humiliate us, degrade us, jeer at, ridicule the miseries that they and their society entail upon us.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
The driver had turned to jeer at his companion when he found himself seized in a grip there was no fighting against.
THE LIGHT THAT LURESPERCY BREBNER
Of course the boys of the town were attracted by the stranger's singular movements, and began to hoot and jeer.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
He trembled, and turned sick and faint; while the one in the next cell continued to jeer and mock at him.
THE DEVIL-TREE OF EL DORADOFRANK AUBREY
They had no mercy those people; they began to laugh and jeer, and make foul jokes about his nakedness.
THE MAKING OF A SAINTWILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM
Not to jeer at them, although our absence would be kinder, nor to sympathize with them; merely to be in whatever is going on.
ADVENTURES AND ENTHUSIASMSE. V. LUCAS
Members jeer at him when he rises; talk whilst he orates; laugh when he is serious, are serious when he is facetious.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 100., FEBRUARY 7, 1891VARIOUS
On the tram lines a few snowed-up and deserted trams stood helpless, and not even a kuruma passed to jeer at them.
A JOURNAL FROM JAPANMARIE CARMICHAEL STOPES
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO JEER

  • bellow
  • boo
  • cheer
  • cry
  • cry out
  • holler
  • hoot
  • howl
  • jeer
  • scream
  • shout
  • shriek
  • squawk
  • yell
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