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Boo vs. Jeer

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Boointerjection

A loud exclamation intended to scare someone, especially a child. Usually used when one has been hidden from the victim and then suddenly appeared unexpectedly.

Jeernoun

A mocking remark or reflection.

Boointerjection

Used ironically in a situation where one had the opportunity to scare someone by speaking suddenly.

Jeernoun

(nautical) A gear; a tackle.

Boointerjection

An exclamation used by a member or many members of an audience, as at a stage play or sports game, to indicate derision or disapproval of what has just occurred.

Jeernoun

An assemblage or combination of tackles, for hoisting or lowering the yards of a ship.

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Boonoun

A derisive shout made to indicate disapproval.

Jeerverb

To utter sarcastic or mocking comments; to speak with mockery or derision; to use taunting language.

Boonoun

A close acquaintance or significant other.

Jeerverb

To mock; treat with mockery; to taunt.

Booverb

(intransitive) To shout extended boos derisively.

‘When he took the podium, the crowd booed.’;

Jeernoun

A gear; a tackle.

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Booverb

(transitive) To shout extended boos at, as a form of derision.

‘The protesters loudly booed the visiting senator.’;

Jeernoun

A railing remark or reflection; a scoff; a taunt; a biting jest; a flout; a jibe; mockery.

‘Midas, exposed to all their jeers,Had lost his art, and kept his ears.’;

Booverb

to show displeasure (after a performance or speech) by making a prolonged sound of "boo".

Jeerverb

To utter sarcastic or scoffing reflections; to speak with mockery or derision; to use taunting language; to scoff; as, to jeer at a speaker.

‘But when he saw her toy and gibe and jeer.’;

Boonoun

a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt

Jeerverb

To treat with scoffs or derision; to address with jeers; to taunt; to flout; to mock at.

‘And if we can not jeer them, we jeer ourselves.’;

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Booverb

show displeasure, as after a performance or speech

Jeernoun

showing your contempt by derision

Jeerverb

laugh at with contempt and derision;

‘The crowd jeered at the speaker’;

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