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Noun
The subjection of someone or something to contemptuous and dismissive language or behaviour
Noun
Plural for a contemptuous or mocking smile, remark, or tone
“His mouth twisted in a contemptuous sneer.”
Noun
Plural for a facial expression where one slightly raises one corner of the upper lip, generally indicating scorn
“Best-selling authors may have to face the sneers of the literati.”
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.”
Verb
To mock or condemn
“There is too great a readiness to sneer at anything they do.”
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