Definition of Sneers

1. Verb. (third-person singular of sneer) ¹



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Definition of Sneers

1. sneer [v] - See also: sneer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sneers

snee
sneed
sneeing
sneer
sneered
sneerer
sneerers
sneerful
sneerier
sneeriest
sneerily
sneeriness
sneering
sneeringly
sneerings
sneers (current term)
sneery
snees
sneesh
sneeshan
sneeshans
sneeshes
sneeshin
sneeshins
sneeze
sneezed
sneezeguard
sneezeguards
sneezer
sneezers

Literary usage of Sneers

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1. The Art of Worldly Wisdom by Baltasar Gracián y Morales, Joseph Jacobs (1892)
"The backbiter is always hated, and if now and then one of the great consorts with him, it is less from pleasure in his sneers than from esteem for his ..."

2. A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital by John Beauchamp Jones (1866)
"High rents.—Flour contracts in Congress.— Efforts to escape conscription.—Ships coming in freely.—sneers at negro troops.—Hopes of French intervention.—Gen. ..."

3. A Cycle of Adams Letters, 1861-1865 by Charles Francis Adams, Henry Adams (1920)
"You can imagine that this relieves us of our greatest discomfort, and in fact we now receive compliments where we used to hear nothing but sneers. ..."

4. The Theory of Credit by Henry Dunning Macleod (1889)
"... therefore, the Productive funds of the country are not increased by Credit" And several other passages to the same effect Mill sneers at those ..."

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