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Bronx cheer

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noun \ˈbräŋ(k)s-\

Simple Definition of Bronx cheer

  • : a rude sound made to show that you dislike something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Bronx cheer

  1. :  raspberry 2

Examples of bronx cheer in a sentence

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



Origin and Etymology of bronx cheer

Bronx, borough of New York City


First Known Use: 1924

Rhymes with bronx cheer

adhere, Aesir, Ajmer, all clear, ambeer, appear, arrear, Asir, Ayrshire, besmear, by ear, Cape Fear, career, cashier, cashmere, Cheshire, chimere, clavier, cohere, compeer, destrier, dog-ear, emir, Empire, endear, ensphere, eyrir, Fafnir, footgear, frontier, gambier, Goodyear, headgear, inhere, Izmir, Kashmir, kefir, killdeer, Landseer, leap year, life peer, light-year, man-year, menhir, midyear, mishear, monsieur, mouse-ear, mule deer, musk deer, nadir, near beer, New Year, off year, out-year, pickeer, portiere, premier, premiere, red deer, redear, rehear, reindeer, revere, revers, Robespierre, roe deer, root beer, santir, severe, Shakespeare, sincere, slick-ear, small beer, spruce beer, steer clear, Tangier, tapir, tin ear, uprear, Vanir, veneer, Vermeer, vizier, voir dire, wheatear, Wiltshire, wind shear, wood ear, worm gear, Ymir, Yorkshire, zaire, Zaire


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