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cocked a snook (at)

phrase
variants: also cocked snooks (at)
past tense of cock a snook (at), British

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to make (someone or something) the object of unkind laughter
  • Players on the winning side couldn't resist cocking a snook at the highly-touted opposing team's pitiful performance.

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“Cocked a snook (at).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cocked%20a%20snook%20%28at%29. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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