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n 1: a facial expression of contempt or scorn; the upper lip
curls [syn: leer]
2: a contemptuous or scornful remark
v 1: express through a scornful smile; “she sneered her contempt”
2: smile contemptuously; “she sneered at her little sister's
efforts to play the song on the piano” English → English (gcide)
Sneer \Sneer\, v. t.
1. To utter with a grimace or contemptuous expression; to
utter with a sneer; to say sneeringly; as, to sneer
fulsome lies at a person. --Congreve.
“A ship of fools,” he sneered. --Tennyson.
2. To treat with sneers; to affect or move by sneers.
Nor sneered nor bribed from virtue into shame.
Sneer \Sneer\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sneered; p. pr. & vb. n.
Sneering.] [OE. sneren, Dan. sn?rre to snarl or grin (like
a dog); cf. Prov. E. sneer to grin, sner to snort, snert to
sneer at. See Snore, v. i.]
1. To show contempt by turning up the nose, or by a
particular facial expression.
2. To inssinuate contempt by a covert expression; to speak
I could be content to be a little sneared at.
3. To show mirth awkwardly. [R.] --Tatler.
Syn: To scoff; gibe; jeer.
Usage: Sneer, Scoff, Jeer. The verb to sneer implies to
cast contempt indirectly or by covert expressions. To
jeer is stronger, and denotes the use of several
sarcastic reflections. To scoff is stronger still,
implying the use of insolent mockery and derision.
And sneers as learnedly as they,
Like females o'er their morning tea. --Swift.
Midas, exposed to all their jeers,
Had lost his art, and kept his ears. --Swift.
The fop, with learning at defiance,
Scoffs at the pedant and science. --Gay.
Sneer \Sneer\, n.
1. The act of sneering.
2. A smile, grin, or contortion of the face, indicative of
contempt; an indirect expression or insinuation of
contempt. ''Who can refute a sneer?'' --Raley.