how to pronounce jeer


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the above transcription of jeer is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

jeer is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of jeer in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… sometimes I'm afraid to jeer and that's …”

meanings of jeer


  1. A mocking remark or reflection.
  2. A gear; a tackle.
  3. An assemblage or combination of tackles, for hoisting or lowering the yards of a ship.


  1. To mock; treat with mockery; to taunt.
  2. To utter sarcastic or mocking comments; to speak with mockery or derision; to use taunting language. Her dalliance he despisd, and follies did forsake.

jeer frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word jeer occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics jeer can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that jeer can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to jeer


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