HyperDic: sneer

English > 4 senses of the word sneer:
VERBbodysneerexpress through a scornful smile
bodysneersmile contemptuously
NOUNcommunicationsneer, leera facial expression of contempt or scorn
communicationsneera contemptuous or scornful remark
sneer > pronunciation
Soundssnih'r
Rhymesacyclovir ... zaire / Zaire: 93 rhymes with ihr...
English > sneer: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA facial expression of contempt or scorn; the upper lip curls.
Synonymleer
Broadercontempt, scornopen disrespect for a person or thing
Spanishrictus
Catalansomriure de menyspreu
Verbssneersmile contemptuously
sneerexpress through a scornful smile
English > sneer: 4 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA contemptuous or scornful remark.
Broadercontempt, scornopen disrespect for a person or thing
Spanishescarnio
Verbssneersmile contemptuously
sneerexpress through a scornful smile
English > sneer: 4 senses > verb 1, body
MeaningExpress through a scornful smile.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example"she sneered her contempt"
Broaderexpress, show, evinceGive expression / expression to
Similar tosneersmile contemptuously
Nounssneera facial expression of contempt or scorn
sneera contemptuous or scornful remark
sneerera person who expresses contempt / contempt by remarks or facial expression
English > sneer: 4 senses > verb 2, body
Meaningsmile contemptuously.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example"she sneered at her little sister's efforts to play the song on the piano"
Broadersmilechange one's facial expression by spreading the lips, often to signal pleasure
Similar tosneerExpress through a scornful smile
Spanishmofarse, sonreír burlonamente
Catalanriure
Nounssneera facial expression of contempt or scorn
sneera contemptuous or scornful remark
sneerera person who expresses contempt / contempt by remarks or facial expression

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