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Jeer vs. Scoff — What's the Difference?

Jeer vs. Scoff — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Jeer and Scoff

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Jeer

To speak or shout derisively; mock.
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Scoff

To show or express derision or scorn
Scoffed at their complaints.
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Jeer

To abuse vocally; taunt
Jeered the speaker off the stage.
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Scoff

To say in a derisive manner
"Are you confused yet?" the instructor scoffed.
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Jeer

A scoffing or taunting remark or shout.
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Scoff

To eat (food) quickly and greedily.
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Jeer

A mocking remark or reflection.
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Scoff

To eat greedily.
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Jeer

(nautical) A gear; a tackle.
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Scoff

A derisive or mocking expression of scorn, contempt, or reproach.
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Jeer

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

An object of scorn, mockery, or derision.
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Jeer

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

Food.
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Jeer

To mock; treat with mockery; to taunt.
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Scoff

(slang) The act of eating.
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Jeer

A gear; a tackle.
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Scoff

(intransitive) To jeer; to laugh with contempt and derision.
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Jeer

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.
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Scoff

(transitive) To mock; to treat with scorn.
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Jeer

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.
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Scoff

To eat food quickly.
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Jeer

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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Scoff

To eat.
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Jeer

Showing your contempt by derision
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Scoff

Derision; ridicule; mockery; derisive or mocking expression of scorn, contempt, or reproach.
With scoffs, and scorns, and contumelious taunts.
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Jeer

Laugh at with contempt and derision;
The crowd jeered at the speaker
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Scoff

An object of scorn, mockery, or derision.
The scoff of withered age and beardless youth.
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Scoff

To show insolent ridicule or mockery; to manifest contempt by derisive acts or language; - often with at.
Truth from his lips prevailed with double sway,And fools who came to scoff, remained to pray.
God's better gift they scoff at and refuse.
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Scoff

To treat or address with derision; to assail scornfully; to mock at.
To scoff religion is ridiculously proud and immodest.
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Scoff

Showing your contempt by derision
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Scoff

Laugh at with contempt and derision;
The crowd jeered at the speaker
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Scoff

Treat with contemptuous disregard;
Flout the rules
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