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snicker Saltos de línea: snicker
Pronunciación: /ˈsnɪkə/

Definición de snicker en inglés:

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[no object]
1Give a smothered or half-suppressed laugh; snigger: he could imagine them snickering as he passed she is a woman they all love to snicker at
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • For a good five minutes, we laughed, snickered, giggled, and chuckled our tension away.
  • And, I snickered, laughed internally, and asked some veiled questions about his movie.
  • They laughed and snickered with their yellow eyes glowing in the dark.
Sinónimos
snigger, sneer, smirk, simper;
titter, giggle, chortle
1.1(Of a horse) whinny: the horse flicked its ears and snickered with pleasure
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Her snout split into an ear to ear grin and she snickered at him.

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1A smothered laugh; a snigger: he could not evoke a snicker with his jokes
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • There were a few snickers as kids laughed at what everyone thought was a joke.
  • Everyone tried not to laugh but the snickers were there.
  • There was some scattered snickers and laughing around the room.
Sinónimos
1.1A whinny.

Origen

Late 17th century: imitative.

Derivados

snickeringly

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adverbio
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • He is obsessed with what kids snickeringly refer to as ‘potty humor,’ and his movies reek of it.
  • The profession that has been snickeringly compared to assorted plagues, now seems to be the target of one.
  • She patiently and interestedly (if somewhat snickeringly) listens to Mark Twain's theorizing.

Palabras que riman con snicker

bicker, clicker, dicker, flicker, kicker, liquor, nicker, picker, pricker, shicker, slicker, sticker, ticker, tricker, vicar, whicker, Wicca, wicker

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