Jeer vs. Sneer

Jeer vs. Sneer — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Jeer and Sneer

Jeerverb

To speak or shout derisively; mock.

Sneernoun

A scornful facial expression characterized by a slight raising of one corner of the upper lip.

Jeerverb

To abuse vocally; taunt

jeered the speaker off the stage.

Sneernoun

A scornful tone or statement.

Jeernoun

A scoffing or taunting remark or shout.

Sneerverb

To assume a scornful or derisive facial expression.

Jeernoun

A mocking remark or reflection.

Sneerverb

To speak in a scornful or derisive manner.

Jeernoun

(nautical) A gear; a tackle.

Sneerverb

To utter with a sneer or in a sneering manner.

Jeernoun

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

Sneerverb

(intransitive) To raise a corner of the upper lip slightly, especially in scorn

Jeerverb

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

Sneerverb

(transitive) To utter with a grimace or contemptuous expression; to say sneeringly.

to sneer fulsome lies at a person"Now here's someone who should attend privilege workshops," sneered she.

Jeerverb

To mock; treat with mockery; to taunt.

Sneernoun

A facial expression where one slightly raises one corner of the upper lip, generally indicating scorn.

Jeernoun

showing your contempt by derision

Sneernoun

A display of contempt; scorn.

Jeerverb

laugh at with contempt and derision;

The crowd jeered at the speaker

Sneernoun

a facial expression of contempt or scorn; the upper lip curls

Sneernoun

a contemptuous or scornful remark

Sneerverb

express through a scornful smile;

she sneered her contempt

Sneerverb

smile contemptuously;

she sneered at her little sister's efforts to play the song on the piano