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snicker

Saltos de línea: snicker
Pronunciación: /ˈsnɪkə
 
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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

1
adverbio
Example sentences
  • 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.

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