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synonyms for jeering

  • taunting
  • yelling
  • raucous
  • scornful
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How to use jeering in a sentence

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.
HANK AARON, BASEBALL GREAT WHO BECAME FORCE FOR CIVIL RIGHTS, DIES AT 86DAVE SHEININ, MATT SCHUDELJANUARY 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Augustus looked up at Mr Bellamy to find if he were jeering him; but he saw no reason to believe it.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
A great wave of jeering laughter swept down the benches as the black monster passed.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
Valeria, with her wonted capriciousness, veered round in defence of the institution that she had been just jeering at.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
As he swept past the boy the cowboy had uttered a jeering yell.
THE PONY RIDER BOYS IN TEXASFRANK GEE PATCHIN
Viewed in this light, this passage is a mere jeering at our incapacity.
THE HIDDEN POWERTHOMAS TROWARD
What is better fitted than such a tribute to check the jeering scepticism of the crowd as to the ability and purity of the sex?
THE COLLEGE, THE MARKET, AND THE COURTCAROLINE H. DALL
In the latter case, however, the punishment seems to have been inflicted for jeering.
THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALESEDWIN SIDNEY HARTLAND
It leaves everything to be understood without specifying anything; it is vague, jeering, insidious.
FILE NO. 113EMILE GABORIAU
The jeering words and mocking manner of M. Verduret made Raoul turn deadly pale, and start back as if confronted by a phantom.
FILE NO. 113EMILE GABORIAU
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WORDS RELATED TO JEERING

  • badinage
  • chaff
  • chaffing
  • chitchat
  • derision
  • dissing
  • exchange
  • fun
  • gossip
  • jeering
  • jesting
  • joking
  • joshing
  • kidding
  • mockery
  • persiflage
  • play
  • raillery
  • repartee
  • ribbing
  • ridicule
  • small talk
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.