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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Jeer (0.00826 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: jeer jeer n : showing your contempt by derision [syn: jeering, mockery, scoff, scoffing] v : laugh at with contempt and derision; “The crowd jeered at the speaker” [syn: scoff, flout, barrack, gibe]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Jeer Jeer \Jeer\, n. [Cf. Gear.] (Naut.) (a) A gear; a tackle. (b) pl. An assemblage or combination of tackles, for hoisting or lowering the lower yards of a ship. [1913 Webster] Jeer capstan (Naut.), an extra capstan usually placed between the foremast and mainmast. [1913 Webster] Jeer \Jeer\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Jeered; p. pr. & vb. n. Jeering.] [Perh. a corrup. of cheer to salute with cheers, taken in an ironical sense; or more prob. fr. D. gekscheren to jeer, lit., to shear the fool; gek a fool (see 1st Geck) + scheren to shear. See Shear, v.] To utter sarcastic or scoffing reflections; to speak with mockery or derision; to use taunting language; to scoff; as, to jeer at a speaker. [1913 Webster] But when he saw her toy and gibe and jeer. --Spenser. Syn: To sneer; scoff; flout; gibe; mock. [1913 Webster] Jeer \Jeer\, v. t. To treat with scoffs or derision; to address with jeers; to taunt; to flout; to mock at. [1913 Webster] And if we can not jeer them, we jeer ourselves. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] Jeer \Jeer\, n. A railing remark or reflection; a scoff; a taunt; a biting jest; a flout; a jibe; mockery. [1913 Webster] Midas, exposed to all their jeers, Had lost his art, and kept his ears. --Swift. [1913 Webster]


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