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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
“There is too great a readiness to sneer at anything they do.”
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To subject to contemptuous and dismissive language or behavior
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To say something quickly and irritably
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Give a half-suppressed, typically scornful laugh
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Make a grimace
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To make hurtful and untrue comments about
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The subjection of someone or something to contemptuous and dismissive language or behavior
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“Best-selling authors may have to face the sneers of the literati.”
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Plural for a contemptuous or mocking smile, remark, or tone
“His mouth twisted in a contemptuous sneer.”
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Plural for a remark intended to humiliate or criticize someone
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Plural for an ugly, twisted expression on a person's face, typically expressing disgust, pain, or wry amusement
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Plural for a joke, typically a critical or unkind one
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Plural for the act of growling or scowling with anger or irritation
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