Bronx cheer

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Synonyms for Bronx cheer

any of various derisive sounds of disapproval

Synonyms for Bronx cheer

a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt

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It's been A long time since New York City, home of the Bronx Cheer, the one-finger salute, and at least one headless body in a topless bar, was the world capital of feisty, in-your-face attitude.
But when Hayes was advised to hone his trade for a while in the hinterlands of Idaho or Ohio or Iowa (somewhere west of the Hudson) before he could break into the big time back home, the Yonkers native gave that idea a Bronx cheer and began to wrestle with God's plan for him.
I doubt whether New York nursing home administrators routinely have batteries thrown at their heads (correct me if I'm wrong), but I can well imagine unhappy families there offering various versions of the Bronx cheer.
In a transparent ploy to establish her New York roots, she donned a Yankees cap and received the Bronx cheer.
Pluto Nash" might get one last Bronx cheer when AOL Time Warner gets around to writing down its share of a reputed $40 million loss on the pricey celluloid bomb.
I've not heard of the Hampden Roar - but I've heard of the Bronx cheer and I hope for a Hampden roar on Saturday night.
It's certainly much more fun than the Bronx cheer of a performance DeGeneres delivers in the nasty noir comedy Goodbye Lover.
Give yourself a Bronx cheer if you chose the first answer.