Bronx cheer

 /ˌbrɒŋksˈtʃɪəʳ/

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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2016
Bronx cheer /ˈbrɑŋks ˈtʃir/USA pronunciation  n. 
  1. raspberry (def. 4) :The candidate got a Bronx cheer.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2016
Bronx cheer, 
  • a loud, abrasive, spluttering noise made with the lips and tongue to express contempt. Also called  raspberry. Cf. bird (def. 12).
    • 1925–30, American.


    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

    Bronx cheer n
    1. chiefly US a loud noise, imitating a fart, made with the lips and tongue and expressing derision or contempt; raspberry



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