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snicker

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intransitive verb snick·er \ˈsni-kər\

Simple Definition of snicker

  • : to make a short, quiet laugh in a way that shows disrespect

Full Definition of snicker

snick·eredsnick·er·ing play \-k(ə-)riŋ\

  1. :  to laugh in a covert or partly suppressed manner :  titter

snick·er·er play \-kər-ər\ noun
snick·ery play \-k(ə-)rē\ adjective

Examples of snicker

  1. <he snickered at the puzzled look on her face>

  2. <only hard-core fans of teen sex comedies will snicker at this lame attempt>



Origin of snicker

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1694


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snicker

noun snick·er

Definition of snicker

  1. :  an act or sound of snickering



Examples of snicker

  1. <a snicker of derision when we heard their offer on the house>



1835

First Known Use of snicker

1835



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