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Sneer

Definition of sneer:

part of speech: noun

Sneerer.

part of speech: verb

To show contempt by the expression of the face, as by turning up the nose: to insinuate contempt.

part of speech: noun

An expression of contempt or derision.

part of speech: noun

An indirect expression of contempt.

part of speech: adverb

Sneeringly.

part of speech: verb

To express or insinuate contempt.

part of speech: verb

To show contempt by an expression of the face, as by curling the lips, etc.; to speak contemptuously or with ridicule. often followed by at; as, to sneer at religion.

part of speech: noun

Contempt or scorn shown in speech or manner; a scornful or contemptuous smile.

part of speech: verb

To utter in a scornful manner.

part of speech: adjective

SNEERING.

Usage examples for sneer:

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