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Verb
To smile or speak in a contemptuous or mocking manner
“He would constantly sneer at them but they brushed it off and just went about their business.”
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To mock or condemn
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“There is too great a readiness to sneer at anything they do.”
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Make a grimace
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To say something quickly and irritably
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Look or gaze in a lascivious or unpleasant way
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Noun
A contemptuous or mocking smile, remark, or tone
“His mouth twisted in a contemptuous sneer.”
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A facial expression where one slightly raises one corner of the upper lip, generally indicating scorn
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“Best-selling authors may have to face the sneers of the literati.”
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An ugly, twisted expression on a person's face, typically expressing disgust, pain, or wry amusement
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A pleased, kind, or amused facial expression
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A joke, typically a critical or unkind one
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