Bronx cheer


Bronx cheer

noun \ˈbräŋ(k)s-\

: a rude sound made to show that you dislike something

Full Definition of BRONX CHEER

:  raspberry 2

Examples of BRONX CHEER

  1. <a baseball legend who seems never to have forgotten the Bronx cheer he once received from the hometown ingrates>

Origin of BRONX CHEER

Bronx, borough of New York City
First Known Use: 1924

Related to BRONX CHEER

Synonyms
bird [chiefly British], boo, catcall, hiss, hoot, jeer, raspberry, razz, snort
Antonyms
cheer

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