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Meaning of SNICKER

Pronunciation:  'snikur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a disrespectful laugh
  2. [v]  laugh quietly
 

SNICKER is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: snigger, snigger, snort
 
 See Also: express joy, express mirth, laugh, laugh, laughter

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Snick"er\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Snickered}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Snickering}.] [Cf. D. snikken to sob, to sigh.]
    [Written also {snigger}.]
    1. To laugh slyly; to laugh in one's sleeve.
    
    2. To laugh with audible catches of voice, as when persons
       attempt to suppress loud laughter.
    
    
  2. \Snick"er\, n.
    A half suppressed, broken laugh. [Written also {snigger}.]
    
    
 

 

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