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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Word of the day triunfal
adj
triumphal …
Cultural fact of the day

The deck of cards used in Spain is called the baraja francesa. The four suits are oros, copas, espadas, and bastos, corresponding to diamonds, hearts, spades, and clubs. Each suit has nine numbered cards and three face cards - jack (sota), knight, and king. There is no queen.

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 triunfal
adj
triumphal …
Cultural fact of the day

The deck of cards used in Spain is called the baraja francesa. The four suits are oros, copas, espadas, and bastos, corresponding to diamonds, hearts, spades, and clubs. Each suit has nine numbered cards and three face cards - jack (sota), knight, and king. There is no queen.