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Synonyms for sneering

contemptuous or ironic in manner or wit

Synonyms for sneering

expressive of contempt

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I am the only person who believes the Tories are sneering, mendacious and dishonest?
Well, as a fan of the Half Man Half Biscuit song It's Clichd To Be Cynical At Christmas, I know what you're getting at - but hey, don't knock sneering, Tony, it's a national sport (and should be in the Olympics).
Had not the nats campaigned for their language to be taught to their children and to have equal status in their own country there would be no language Before sneering at and ridiculing the nats perhaps it would be wiser for some people to take stock, and consider thanking the nats for having their positions today
But the sooner we get over the fashion of sneering at the "new economy" and start trying to understand how the economy continues to change, the better off we all will be.
Had the local authority refused planning for this development I can easily imagine sneering editorials from the AR about provincialism and the inability of 'the regions' to recognize 'architectural innovation'.
In an excellent, fully voiced reading in beautifully modulated tones, Kim Hicks captures every well-drawn character convincingly, from the sneering boys and snobby girls involved in the persecution to the fiery Aussie Lauren and the thoughtful Alex, as well as the various parents and school officials.
That has not changed with this album of secular and sacred Christmas standards, and his unique oh-so-deep baritone voice often has a sneering tone that is, quite frankly, a poor fit on Christmas pieces that mean so much to so many people.
Old Kingston Penitentiary is described as foolishly soft (even sneering at supposed `room service' for those held in segregation in Kingston Penitentiary) and also described as a place characterized by constant fear and horror.
Another time we talked about how he might have felt when he healed a blind man with spit and dirt, when he prayed desperately for a little dead girl to be alive, and when he had a sponge with sour bitter vinegar crammed in his mouth by a sneering soldier.
I feel like I have a big camera mounted on my head that inputs everyday information and produces a sneering readout of "Oh yeah, right.
A THUG who battered five pups to death walked sneering from court yesterday.
Lomax imagined Bush avoiding execution of white women because it might be politically costly; Tucker Carlson reported Bush sneering at Tucker's plea for clemency (even making up things she never said) to show how macho tough he is when it comes to state murder.
Just as Pa is beginning to count the money again for the 5,752 time, the door bursts open and in leaps Fargo Fink, sneering so nastily that the table begins to shake.
Think of laughter as democratic and sneering as elitist.
The last thing he wants to do is use this as an occasion for sneering, for sneers would get in the way of survival.