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sneer

verb

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  1. to express scornful amusement by means of facial contortions in high school the in crowd would invariably sneer every time they passed the hapless nerds Synonyms laugh, smile, snicker, snigger Related 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


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