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Synonyms for jeering

Noun

1. jeer, jeering, mockery, scoff, scoffing, derision
usage: showing your contempt by derision

Verb

1. jeer, scoff, flout, barrack, gibe, tease, razz, rag, cod, tantalize, tantalise, bait, taunt, twit, rally, ride
usage: laugh at with contempt and derision; "The crowd jeered at the speaker"

Adjective

1. derisive, gibelike, jeering, mocking, taunting, disrespectful (vs. respectful)
usage: abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule; "derisive laughter"; "a jeering crowd"; "her mocking smile"; "taunting shouts of `coward' and `sissy'"
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