Adjective "Jeering" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Jeering


    Definition:

    1. to speak or shout derisively; scoff or gibe rudely: Don't jeer unless you can do better. verb (used with object)

    2. to shout derisively at; taunt.

    3. to treat with scoffs or derision; mock.

    4. to drive away by derisive shouts (followed by out of, off, etc.): They jeered the speaker off the stage. noun

    5. a jeering utterance; derisive or rude gibe.

    Origin:
    jeer

    Examples:

    "people can be jeering."

    "crowds can be jeering."

    "students can be jeering."

    "protesters can be jeering."

    "youths can be jeering."

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