Bronx cheer

noun \ ˈbräŋ(k)s- \

Definition of Bronx cheer

: 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

bronx cheer Synonyms

Synonyms
bird [chiefly British], boo, catcall, hiss, hoot, jeer, raspberry, razz, snort
Antonyms
cheer
Related Words
smirk, sneer, snicker, snigger; gibe (or jibe), put-down, taunt; whistle
Near Antonyms
applause, clapping

BRONX CHEER Defined for English Language Learners

Bronx cheer

noun

Definition of Bronx cheer for English Language Learners

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



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Bronx cheer? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

ditzy

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Find the Cousins

  • a-large-tree-with-many-branches
  • Which pair shares a common word ancestor?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!