Definitions

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  • noun plural (Naut.) See 1st jeer (b).

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  • noun Plural form of jeer.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of jeer.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • There was a somewhat hesitant riposte to the prime minister's statement from Ed Miliband, who said: "I also welcome, I also welcome, I also welcome" three times, as if he simply couldn't figure out what to say next? and his claim that the Tories were creating "a large, unfunded spending commitment" was met with what I can only call quizzical jeers from the Tories.

    Comprehensive spending review: Now for the bonfire of the civilians

  • Bloggers who have gnawed on this episode will doubtless draw many jeers from the usual bevy of leftoids.

    Weblogs

  • Our country is the first to draw jeers from the very sort of rulers who would be expected to curry our favor (the kind who did curry it during the Cold War, when we faced the problem of how to accept the proffered friendship of right-wing dictators without tainting our cause).

    A Convenient Enemy

  • Our country is the first to draw jeers from the very sort of rulers who would be expected to curry our favor (the kind who did curry it during the Cold War, when we faced the problem of how to accept the proffered friendship of right-wing dictators without tainting our cause).

    Stromata Blog:

  • There was only one problem - the ball caught the back of the rim and bounced out, drawing jeers from the crowd. ...

    USATODAY.com - Basketball - Miami vs. Atlanta

  • Conservative columnist Ann Coulter gave up trying to finish a speech at the University of Connecticut on Wednesday night when boos and jeers from the audience became overwhelming.

    Think Progress » Bush’s War on Christmas.

  • Conservative columnist Ann Coulter gave up trying to finish a speech at the University of Connecticut on Wednesday night when boos and jeers from the audience became overwhelming.

    Think Progress » Iraq: The War To Start All Wars

  • Booed every time he was shown on the scoreboard, Spurrier trotted to midfield for a quick handshake with Richt, then turned for the locker room to jeers from the crowd.

    USATODAY.com - Scores

  • But after making his first two foul shots Sunday, O'Neal missed seven of his next eight including an airball midway through the third quarter that brought jeers from the crowd.

    USATODAY.com - Short-handed Wolves get even with Lakers

  • He also shot an airball on a 3-point attempt, drawing a handful of jeers from the crowd.

    USATODAY.com - James hits winning shot in All-Star game

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