Noun(1) a facial expression of contempt or scorn; the upper lip curls(2) a contemptuous or scornful remark
Verb(1) express through a scornful smile(2) smile contemptuously
(1) His bitter frown transformed itself into a sneer and then a contemptuous smile.(2) I turned the sneer into a smile, and not for the first time my mother was unable to return it.(3) I pointed in both directions when appropriate, my lips curling slightly in a sneer .(4) At no moment does he pass up the chance of a cheap sneer or a jeer.(5) The woman strode past him with a disdainful sneer and entering the temple, glanced about.(6) Then his mouth twisted into something that was a mixture of a sneer and a smile.(7) A tingling feeling crept over his form, and an arrogant sneer then crept over his face.(8) When Sean was safely out of earshot, he allowed his upper lip to curl into the slightest sneer .(9) They'll have to put up with our weapon of choice: the condescending sneer .(10) he acknowledged their presence with a condescending sneer(11) And the smile soon subsided to a slight sneer , as if she had seen that look in a million men's eyes before.(12) He showed a very strange smile, almost a sneer before crouching a bit down so that he was face to face with me.(13) She explains, still gracious though with a slight sneer to her smiling nature this time.(14) He smiled at her, and she almost mistook it for a sneer , for the smile did not reach his eyes.(15) And so I thought that the massive sneer with which his remarks were greeted was unjustified.(16) Far better that he languishes forgotten, which would punish him, rather than give him attention by sneering at him.
(1) sneer at :: ginnegappen by
1. smirk ::
2. jibe ::
3. leer ::
4. smirk ::
5. scoff at ::
Different Formssneer, sneered, sneering, sneerings, sneers
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