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  1.                                                                      The Bronx Cheer
               



    The Bronx Cheer is a sound of derision or contempt made by blowing through closed lips with the tongue between them; a raspberry.It is the sound of contempt, similar to jeering and cat-calling.

    'Bronx cheer' originated as a slang term in the USA in the early years of the 20th century and began appearing in newspapers from around 1920.

The Bronx is a borough of New York City, named after the 17th century Jonas Bronck, who was the first recorded European settler in the area.