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Synonyms for jeer
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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. jeer

    A sneer may be simply a contemptuous facial contortion, or it may be some brief satirical utterance that throws a contemptuous side-light on what it attacks without attempting to prove or disprove; a depreciatory implication may be given in a sneer such as could only be answered by elaborate argument or proof, which would seem to give the attack undue importance:

    Who can refute a sneer?

    Paley Moral Philosophy bk. v, ch. ix.

    A fling is careless and commonly pettish; a taunt is intentionally insulting and provoking; the sneer is supercilious; the taunt is defiant. The jeer and gibe are uttered; the gibe is bitter, and often sly or covert; the jeer is rude and open. A scoff may be in act or word, and is commonly directed against that which claims honor, reverence, or worship. Compare BANTER.

    Synonyms:
    fling, gibe, mock, scoff, sneer, taunt

    Preposition:
    Only an essentially vicious mind is capable of a sneer at virtue.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. jeer

    Synonyms:
    sneer, taunt, scoff, deride, scout, flout, mock, rally, banter

    Antonyms:
    flatter, annulate, fawn, cringe, compliment, eulogize

Princeton's WordNet

  1. jeer, jeering, mockery, scoff, scoffingverb

    showing your contempt by derision

    Synonyms:
    mockery, jeering, parody, charade, spoof, lampoon, scoff, pasquinade, burlesque, travesty, scoffing, sendup, put-on, takeoff

  2. jeer, scoff, flout, barrack, gibeverb

    laugh at with contempt and derision

    "The crowd jeered at the speaker"

    Synonyms:
    fit, cheer, inspire, scoff, root on, gibe, exhort, agree, jibe, barrack, match, tally, correspond, pep up, urge on, flout, check, urge

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. jeerverb

    Synonyms:
    sneer, scoff, flout, mock, gibe, fleer, rail, turn up the nose

  2. jeerverb

    Synonyms:
    flout, taunt, deride, ridicule, mock, scoff, spurn, despise, contemn, chaff at, sneer at, jeer at, rail at, POKE FUN AT, turn up the nose at

  3. jeernoun

    Synonyms:
    sneer, scoff, taunt, gibe, biting jest, flout

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. jeerverb

    Synonyms:
    mock, deride, ridicule, taunt, jibe

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