Definition of "jeering" []

  • To laugh or scoff (at a person or thing); mock (verb)
  • A remark or cry of derision; gibe; taunt (noun)
  • Present participle of jeer. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • A mocking utterance. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "jeering" in a sentence
  • "The Hillary supporters did her no favor with their jeering from the sidelines."
  • "I told the feller in jeering vernacular, 'thy sister my darling, thy name?' —"
  • "And the neoconservative school of columnists was almost unanimous in jeering at Rushdie for being hoist by his own petard."