Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: noun

An expression of contempt or derision.

Part of speech: verb

To utter with a sneer.

Part of speech: noun

A grimace of contempt; a contemptuous insinuation.

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Usage examples "sneer":

  1. " It's quite evident," said Leon, with a sneer, " that you don't know into whose hands you've fallen." - "The Living Link", James De Mille.
  2. " It was very shrewd in you to mention at once the subject on which you wished to speak with me," said the emperor, with a slight sneer. - "Andreas Hofer", Lousia Muhlbach.
  3. The broad back of his friend was occupied by a contemptuous sneer. - "Last Words", Stephen Crane.