- To jeer is defined as to make fun of in a mean or mocking way.
An example of to jeer is a bully at school calling a classmate an orphan after their parents get divorced.
A girl jeers at her brother.
jeer definition by Webster's New World
Origin: uncertain or unknown; perhaps altered ; from cheer
jeer definition by American Heritage Dictionary
verb jeered, jeer·ing, jeers verb, intransitive
Origin: Origin unknown.
- jeerˈer noun
- jeerˈing·ly adverb