There are 2 translations of sneer in Spanish:

sneer1

Pronunciation: /snɪr; snɪə(r)/

vi

  • adoptar un aire despectivoto sneer at sb/sth he sneered at his challengers miró desdeñosamente a sus contrincantes she sneered at my attempts se burló de mis intentos
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    • He was contemptuous and sneering in pointing out that we were in the wrong carriage.
    • The people sneered and mocked me as I descended down the stairs.
    • He smiled and she sneered at him, then took a sip of coffee and returned to poking her eggs.

vt

  • decir* con sorna or desdén

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Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.

There are 2 translations of sneer in Spanish:

sneer2

n

  • 1.1 (expression) expresión (f) desdeñosa he told me with a sneer that … me dijo con desdén or sorna que …
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    • And so I thought that the massive sneer with which his remarks were greeted was unjustified.
    • They'll have to put up with our weapon of choice: the condescending sneer.
    • I was instantly flanked by two guards with a countenance of half sneers, half smiles on their faces.
    1.2 (remark) comentario (m) desdeñoso or despectivo, burla (f)

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Word of the day rigor
m
rigor (US), rigour (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.