Bronx-cheer



a loud, abrasive, spluttering noise made with the lips and tongue to express contempt.
Also called raspberry.
Compare bird (def 15).
noun
(mainly US) a loud noise, imitating a fart, made with the lips and tongue and expressing derision or contempt; raspberry

A loud, rude, flatulating noise made with the tongue and lips; the BIRD, the RASPBERRY: The Duchess was startled but serene when the crowd greeted her with a fortissimo Bronx cheer
Any outright and precise expression of derision: That book will get Bronx cheers from every critic (1920s+)

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