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snicker

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of snicker

  1. an explosive sound that is a sign of amusement <a snicker of derision when we heard their offer on the house> Synonyms belly laugh, boff (or boffo), boffola, cachinnation, cackle, chortle, chuckle, giggle, guffaw, hee-haw, horselaugh, laughter, laugh, snigger, titter, twitterRelated Words crow, whoop; grin, simper, smile, smirkNear Antonyms cry, groan, moan, sob, wail; face, frown, grimace, lower (also lour), mouth, pout, scowl




snicker

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of snicker

  1. 1 to express scornful amusement by means of facial contortions <he snickered at the puzzled look on her face> Synonyms laugh, smile, sneer, sniggerRelated Words sniff, snort; catcall, deride, gibe (or jibe), hoot, insult, jeer, mock, ridicule; decry, despise, disdain; scoff (at), scorn; bad-mouth, belittle, disparage, pooh-pooh (also pooh), put down; heckle, jive, razz, rib, ride, taunt, tease, torment

  2. 2 to show mirth with an explosive vocal sound <only hard-core fans of teen sex comedies will snicker at this lame attempt> Synonyms break up, cackle, chortle, chuckle, crack up, giggle, hee-haw, roar, scream, laugh, titter, twitterRelated Words grin, smileNear Antonyms bawl, blubber, cry, sob, weep; howl, scream, squall, wail, yowl; bleat, pule, whimper, whine; sniffle, snivel; groan, moan, sigh




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