- A railing remark or reflection; a scoff; a taunt; a biting jest; a flout; a jibe; mockery.
- Midas, exposed to all their jeers, Had lost his art, and kept his ears. - Swift
- (intransitive) To utter sarcastic or scoffing reflections; to speak with mockery or derision; to use taunting language; to scoff; as, to jeer at a speaker.
- But when he saw her toy and gibe and . - Spenser
- (transitive) To treat with scoffs or derision; to address with jeers; to taunt; to flout; to mock at.
- And if we can not them, we jeer ourselves. - B. Jonson.
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