Definition of jeer

Definition of jeer
  1. jeer Noun A railing remark or reflection; a scoff; a taunt; a biting jest; a flout; a jibe; mockery.
  2. jeer Verb To utter sarcastic or scoffing reflections; to speak with mockery or derision; to use taunting language; to scoff; as, to jeer at a speaker.
  3. jeer Verb To treat with scoffs or derision; to address with jeers; to taunt; to flout; to mock at.
  4. jeer Noun A gear; a tackle.
  5. jeer Noun (nautical)(plural). An assemblage or combination of tackles, for hoisting or lowering the yards of a ship.
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