Bronx cheer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Bronx cheer a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
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Usage

In literature:

He had certainly become more cheerful, though his burden was no lighter than when he came on board of the Bronx.
"On The Blockade" by Oliver Optic
And an occasional muted Bronx cheer.
"The Cosmic Computer" by Henry Beam Piper
Mike stuck out his tongue and blew the longest, loudest, brassiest and juiciest Bronx cheer that Malone had ever heard.
"Out Like a Light" by Gordon Randall Garrett
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In news:

Bronx cheer for Rivera.
Jets' QB gets Bronx cheer at Yanks game.
A Bronx Cheer in Brussels for EU Austerity.
Patrick's Bronx cheer for Romney highlights national emergence.
If you're an ultra-conservative saver, with lots of money in the bank, give Ben Bernanke a Bronx cheer.
To Brian Giles, he might mean Bronx cheers.
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