Definition of Snicker

1. Noun. A disrespectful laugh.

Exact synonyms: Snigger, Snort
Generic synonyms: Laugh, Laughter
Derivative terms: Snigger, Snort, Snorty



2. Verb. Laugh quietly.
Exact synonyms: Snigger
Generic synonyms: Express Joy, Express Mirth, Laugh
Derivative terms: Snigger

Definition of Snicker

1. v. i. To laugh slyly; to laugh in one's sleeve.

2. n. A half suppressed, broken laugh.

Definition of Snicker

1. Noun. A stifled or broken laugh ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) To emit a snicker: a stifled or broken laugh. ¹

3. Verb. (context: of a horse) To whinny. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Snicker

1. to utter a partly stifled laugh [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Snicker

snetted
snetting
sneutrino
sneutrinos
snew
snewed
snewing
snews
snib
snibbed
snibbing
snibs
snick
snick or snee
snicked
snicker (current term)
snicker-snack
snickerdoodle
snickerdoodles
snickered
snickerer
snickerers
snickering
snickeringly
snickers
snickersnee
snickersnees
snickery
snicket
snickets

Literary usage of Snicker

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1. A New Dictionary of the Italian and English Languages Based Upon that of by Giuseppe Marco Antonio Baretti, John Davenport, Guglielmo Comelati (1873)
"() To snicker, vn V. to snigger. To Sniff, vn tirare il fiato pel naso con n>. more ; va respirare ..."

2. A Budget of Wit and Humour; Or, Morsels of Mirth for the Melancholy: A by William Valentine (1849)
"The Giggle—The snicker—Twist of the Mouth—Irregular Laughing —The Roar and the Squall—The Hysterical or Mixed Laugh—The ..."

3. A new dictionary of the Italian and English languages, based upon that of by John Davenport, Giuseppe Marc' Antonio Baretti, Guglielmo Comelati (1854)
"(57«) To Snih, т. a. V. to sneap, to snub. To snicker, т. n. V. to snigger. ... snicker ..."

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