"We've reached the point in America where success is now jeered."

States Jay Leno in regards to Tesla Motors.

Definition of jeered:


past tense: jeered; past participle: jeered

make rude and mocking remarks, typically in a loud voice. "some of the younger men jeered at him"

synonyms: taunt, mock, scoff at, ridicule, sneer at, deride, insult, abuse, heckle, catcall at, boo, whistle at, jibe at, hiss at

"the demonstrators jeered at the police"

antonyms: cheer

shout rude and mocking remarks at (someone).

"the performers were jeered and heckled"

Jay's right.  Tesla is often mocked now, which according to him indicates the automaker has achieved success.

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