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American Dictionary of the English Language

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Jeer


JEER, verb intransitive To utter severe, sarcastic reflections; to scoff; to deride; to flout; to make a mock of; as, to jeer at one in sport.

JEER, verb transitive To treat with scoffs or derision.

JEER, noun Railing language; scoff; taunt; biting jest; flout; jibe; mockery; derision; ridicule with scorn.

Midas exposed to all their jeers,

Had lost his art, and kept his ears.