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Definition 1: showing your contempt by derision - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for jeering in the sense of this definition

(jeering is a kind of ...) contemptuous laughter

Definition 2: abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where jeering or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • derisive laughter
  • a jeering crowd
  • her mocking smile
  • taunting shouts of `coward' and `sissy'

Synonyms for jeering in the sense of this definition

(jeering is similar to ...) exhibiting lack of respect; rude and discourteous

"remarks disrespectful of the law" "disrespectful in the presence of his parents" "disrespectful toward his teacher"

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