There are no jeering yoga moms in the bleachers, nor any post-demonstration rumbles in the parking lot.
Cheering and jeering at the television an average of 5.3 hours per day was associated, however, with a higher risk of obesity.
Alastair Beach reports from Cairo and talks to the jeering crowds outside.
1550s, gyr, "to deride, to mock," of uncertain origin; perhaps from Dutch gieren "to cry or roar," or German scheren "to plague, vex," literally "to shear." OED finds the suggestion that it is an ironical use of cheer "plausible and phonetically feasible, ... but ... beyond existing evidence." Related: Jeered; jeering.
1620s, from jeer (v.).