French translation of 'jeer'
[crowd, audience] huer
(= boo at) [person, team] huer
to be jeered être hué(e)
jeers plural noun
[of crowd, audience] huées fpl
Phrasal verbsjeer at
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Example Sentences Including 'jeer'
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After seeing their showpiece team jeered by sections of Wembley during the Hungary game.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
At halftime, there are loud cheers from the home fans, loud jeers from the away end.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
He was jeered into the ring against Froch.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Home fans jeered their former favourite and Given was not impressed.The Sun (2009)
Not racial or anything bad but boos and jeers.The Sun (2013)
The defeat drew jeers from some sections of the home crowd as his team sit just two points above the drop zone.The Sun (2015)
The first jeers were heard.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The home fans groaned and jeered as the minutes ticked away.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
There were no jeers, no boos ; no songs of an unsavoury nature.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
This time he got boos and jeers.The Sun (2011)
Anyone whose phone rings rushes outside to take the call, the jeering ringing in his ears.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
But he had to raise his voice to be heard over jeering and whistling from centre-right senators.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
By the time the senator had finished his 20-minute address, the cheers had turned to angry jeers.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Fellow pupils laughed and jeered and posted the footage online, as the pupils tried to hide their faces.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
He said: 'I got jeers and shouts in the street.The Sun (2012)
THE jeering can be heard from miles away.The Sun (2014)
The joke was met by jeers from the audience.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The shouting and jeering that you see on the telly is such a tiny bit of the job.The Sun (2014)
They could have jeered or booed me but instead they cheered me and chanted my name.The Sun (2007)
Yes, it would have been more dignified if there hadn't been the taunts and jeers.The Sun (2007)
His lips curled in thin lines of contempt as he watched through eyes the shouting, jeering crowd.Christianity Today (2000)
You are bound to get teased and jeered and sometimes mocked, and you have to learn to cope with that.Fools Rush In - A Call to Christian Clowning (1993)
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'jeer' in Other Languages
British English: jeer VERB
To jeer at someone means to say rude and insulting things to them to show that you do not like or respect them.
Marchers jeered at white passers-by.
British English: jeer NOUN
Jeers are rude and insulting things that people shout to show they do not like or respect someone.
He stared sullenly into space, pretending not to hear the jeers.
Translation of jeer from the Collins English to French Dictionary