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snicker

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verb snick·er \ˈsni-kər\

Definition of snicker

snickered

;

snickering

play \ˈsni-k(ə-)riŋ\
  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to laugh in a covert or partly suppressed manner :  titter

snickerer

play \ˈsni-kər-ər\ noun

snickery

play \ˈsni-k(ə-)rē\ adjective

Examples of snicker in a Sentence

  1. he snickered at the puzzled look on her face

Origin and Etymology 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 in a Sentence

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

1835

First Known Use of snicker

1835


SNICKER Defined for English Language Learners

snicker

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verb

Definition of snicker for English Language Learners

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


SNICKER Defined for Kids

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snicker

play
verb snick·er \ˈsni-kər\

Definition of snicker for Students

snickered

;

snickering

  1. :  to give a small and often mean or sly laugh


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snicker

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noun snick·er

Definition of snicker for Students

  1. :  an act or sound of laughing in a mean or sly way



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