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blow a raspberry

To make a sputtering noise by pressing the tongue and lips together. It can be used to express either real or faux contempt, mockery, or displeasure, or as a playful gesture toward babies or young children, who may repeat it. Jacqueline quickly blew a raspberry at Dave after he made fun of her new haircut. Tara loves hearing her baby boy giggle when she blows raspberries on his tummy.
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give someone the raspberry

Inf. to make a rude noise with the lips at someone. The audience gave him the raspberry, which gave him some second thoughts about his choice of career. Even after his grandstand play, they gave him the raspberry.
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blow a raspberry

make a derisive or contemptuous sound with your lips.
This expression is from rhyming slang, where raspberry tart means a fart.
1996 Observer It is unthinkable that, this close to a general election, the party is going to blow a raspberry at its leader.
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give someone the raspberry

tv. to make a rude noise with the lips at someone. (see also Bronx cheer, raspberry.) The audience gave him the raspberry, which gave him some second thoughts about his choice of career.
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raspberry

(ˈræzbɛri)
n. the Bronx cheer. The entire audience gave the performer the raspberry.
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