sneer


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Synonyms for sneer

scorn

say contemptuously

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contemptuous smile

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  • contemptuous smile
  • snigger
  • curl of the lip

Synonyms for sneer

a facial expression or laugh conveying scorn or derision

to smile or laugh scornfully or derisively

Synonyms for sneer

a facial expression of contempt or scorn

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a contemptuous or scornful remark

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express through a scornful smile

smile contemptuously

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But risking your life just to avoid a sneer? I'd take the sneer every time.
They sneer and ridicule their beliefs and make it quite clear they are not interested in anything they've got to say, getting verbally offensive.
"Ha, ha, ha," said the jailer, humiliated that he had let himself be taken in, then echoing the painter back with a sneer: "You opened a window?
"We've been taught to sneer. We've become a sneer culture.
Most of the 11 originals here sublimely intertwine the bitter and the sweet, and Allen delivers them in a voice that can flip mid-phrase from a twittering trill to a sharp-edged sneer. The relatively straightforward breakup reminiscence "Littlest Things" softens her up just enough, but she's at her best when facing down anyone who gets in her way, be they social phonies ("Friend of Mine"), mean-spirited door people ("Friday Night"), or exboyfriends who are, ahem, ill-equipped ("Not Big").
Please note that commentators on the cable shows did not sneer endlessly that these are activist judges.
Noisy, jerky, greedy for diesel, and with interiors styled by what appear to have been a cage of drug-crazed monkeys let loose with tiny tots' paint boxes, the new buses sneer at the quiet refinement of their purpose-built predecessors.
One of the reason that these shows are appealing and have been successful is that they give the viewer a chance to sneer at these loopy, out-of-touch, dysfunctional rich people.
Fields used to slam a cigar into the corner of his mouth and sneer nasally, "I'd rather be in Phila-del-phia." And after looking through the luscious supplement to DANCE MAGAZINE this month, Philadelphia Dances, perhaps we can all understand this sentiment.
Peter Gzowski didn't invent the attitude that afflicts newsrooms nation-wide: the reflexive sneer at any idea deemed to lie beyond the barbed wire of entrenched liberal orthodoxy.
Why are people so ready to sneer at the term "character building?" We have always wondered about that.
It is my "prophetic" view that he will soon face a legal action that will successfully challenge this sneer at the foundations of our Constitution, and unfortunately give Moore martyr status for another run for public office.
`How's the undertaker,' she'd sneer. `Has he figured out whether he exists or not?'"
Now don't sneer. The point here is not that Dole and Clinton are superhuman, they are politicians.