Synonyms for jeering

Synonyms for (noun) jeering

Synonyms: mockery, scoff, scoffing, jeer, jeering

Definition: showing your contempt by derision

Similar words: derision

Definition: contemptuous laughter

Synonyms for (adjective) jeering

Synonyms: derisive, gibelike, mocking, jeering, taunting

Definition: abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule

Usage: derisive laughter; a jeering crowd; her mocking smile; taunting shouts of `coward' and `sissy'

Similar words: disrespectful

Definition: exhibiting lack of respect; rude and discourteous

Usage: remarks disrespectful of the law; disrespectful in the presence of his parents; disrespectful toward his teacher