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
    More example sentences
    • 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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Word of the day constipado
adj
está muy constipado = he has a bad cold …
Cultural fact of the day

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.

There are 2 translations of sneer in Spanish:

sneer2

n

  • 1.1 (expression) expresión (feminine) 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 constipado
adj
está muy constipado = he has a bad cold …
Cultural fact of the day

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.