Blowing A Raspberry

What does blowing a raspberry mean?

Making a jeering noise

A term that describes the action of blowing through closed lips with a protruding tongue.

The term is most often used in a baseball context to describe a disgruntled crowd. It comes from the raspberry shape your mouth makes as you create the jeering noise, which sounds similar to flatulence. It is the same as the "Bronx cheer," which is more commonly used in the United States.

Example

"The disgruntled fan began blowing a raspberry at the players on the field."

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Last Updated: April 1, 2015

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