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adjective as in mocking

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Aaron, who was sometimes called Henry but was generally known to baseball fans as Hank or “Hammerin’ Hank,” for his long-ball power, grew up in Alabama and never forgot the jeers he received while playing in the South during the days of segregation.

Recently the French treated her virtually as their own monarch while simultaneously jeering their own president.

Cheering and jeering at the television an average of 5.3 hours per day was associated, however, with a higher risk of obesity.

There are no jeering yoga moms in the bleachers, nor any post-demonstration rumbles in the parking lot.

Without the cheering and jeering crowds to whip him up, Newt was oddly subdued.

Alastair Beach reports from Cairo and talks to the jeering crowds outside.

Augustus looked up at Mr Bellamy to find if he were jeering him; but he saw no reason to believe it.

A great wave of jeering laughter swept down the benches as the black monster passed.

Valeria, with her wonted capriciousness, veered round in defence of the institution that she had been just jeering at.

As he swept past the boy the cowboy had uttered a jeering yell.

Viewed in this light, this passage is a mere jeering at our incapacity.

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On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jeering, such as: taunting, yelling, raucous, and scornful.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.