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jeer



Pronunciation: ( jēr), [key]
v.i.
to speak or shout derisively; scoff or gibe rudely: Don't jeer unless you can do better.

v.t.
1. to shout derisively at; taunt.
2. to treat with scoffs or derision; mock.
3. to drive away by derisive shouts (fol. by out of, off, etc.): They jeered the speaker off the stage.

n.
a jeering utterance; derisive or rude gibe.

jeer



Pronunciation: ( jēr), [key]
n. Often, jeers. Naut.
any of various combinations of tackles for raising or lowering heavy yards.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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