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snicker

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(Entry 1 of 2)

an explosive sound that is a sign of amusement
  • a snicker of derision when we heard their offer on the house

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snicker

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of snicker (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to express scornful amusement by means of facial contortions
  • he snickered at the puzzled look on her face

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2 to show mirth with an explosive vocal sound
  • only hard-core fans of teen comedies will snicker at this lame attempt

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The first known use of snicker was in 1694

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“Snicker.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/snicker. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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