How to Pronounce jeer?

Correct pronunciation for the word "jeer" is [d͡ʒˈi͡ə], [d‍ʒˈi‍ə], [dʒ_ˈiə].

"Jeer" in context

The word "jeer" means to loudly express contempt, mockery, or derision. It is defined by the Oxford English Dictionary as a "derisive shout or cry; a laugh of contempt or derision; an expression of disdain or disdainful laughter." Jeering is a type of heckling, where the audience to a performance or scene expresses its disapproval with loud and sometimes mocking shouts.

A jeer is not just an expression of contempt, but can also be interpreted as an expression of protest.

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