Pronunciation of Jeering
/d͡ʒˈi͡əɹɪŋ/, /d‍ʒˈi‍əɹɪŋ/, /dʒ_ˈiə_ɹ_ɪ_ŋ/

Antonyms for jeering:


Synonyms for jeering:

Sense 1

canned laughter, merriment, mirth, laughingly, razz, hilarity, laughter, belly laugh, satiric, self-mockery, titter.

Sense 2

giggle, custard pie, gale, snort, cackle.

Sense 3

laugh, hoot, send up, mock.

Sense 4


Sense 5


Sense 6

roar, peal.

Sense 7




Other synonyms and related words:

quizzical, lampoon, jeer, satiric, howl, parody, chaff, disrespectful, hoot, satire, charade, mockery, peal, burlesque, mirth, pasquinade, sarcasm, put on, cackle, ridicule, laughingly, banter, roar, takeoff, mock, laughter, travesty, merriment, gibelike, scoff, tease, irony, laugh, badinage, razz, derision, teasing, giggle, spoof, sendup, titter, raillery.

contemptuous (adjective)

scornful, Ridiculing, derisive, antipathetic, insulting, disdainful, mocking, scoffing, flippant, satirical, deprecative, abusive, sarcastic, disparaging, sardonic, contemptuous.

mocking (adjective)

taunting, scornful.

ridiculing (adjective)


satiric (adjective)


Sense 1 (noun)

laugh, roar, cackle, titter, peal, giggle.

Sense 2 (noun)

satiric, laughter.

banter (noun)

mockery, joking.

jeering (noun)

taunting, disrespectful, mockery, scoff, scoffing, gibelike, mocking, derisive, jeer.

ridiculing (verb)

Deriding, joking, taunting, jesting, Quipping, denigrating, riding, razzing, Mimicking, Caricaturing, Ragging, Burlesquing, deprecating, humiliating, sneering, roasting, Gibing, Kidding.

Usage examples for jeering:

  • Again the jeering laugh rang out. - "The Triumph of Hilary Blachland", Bertram Mitford.
  • But the Hungarian danced back, still jeering. - "Frigid Fracas", Dallas McCord Reynolds.

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