Sneeringly
Sneeringly \Sneer"ing*ly\, adv. In a sneering manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • sneeringly — [[t]snɪ͟ərɪŋli[/t]] ADV GRADED To refer sneeringly to someone or something means to refer to them in a way that shows your contempt for them. [WRITTEN] ...those in what the Tories sneeringly call the chattering classes ... They were sneeringly… …   English dictionary

  • sneeringly — adverb with a sneer; in an uncomplimentary sneering manner I don t believe in these customs, he said sneeringly • Syn: ↑superciliously, ↑snidely • Derived from adjective: ↑snide (for: ↑snidely), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sneeringly — See sneerer. * * * …   Universalium

  • sneeringly — adverb In a sneering way …   Wiktionary

  • sneeringly — adv. scornfully, mockingly, contemptuously …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sneeringly — sneer·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • sneeringly — See: sneer …   English dictionary

  • snidely — adverb with a sneer; in an uncomplimentary sneering manner I don t believe in these customs, he said sneeringly • Syn: ↑sneeringly, ↑superciliously • Derived from adjective: ↑snide, ↑supercilious (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • superciliously — adverb with a sneer; in an uncomplimentary sneering manner I don t believe in these customs, he said sneeringly • Syn: ↑sneeringly, ↑snidely • Derived from adjective: ↑snide (for: ↑snidely), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sneer — n. & v. n. a derisive smile or remark. v. 1 intr. (often foll. by at) smile derisively. 2 tr. say sneeringly. 3 intr. (often foll. by at) speak derisively esp. covertly or ironically (sneered at his attempts). Derivatives: sneerer n. sneeringly… …   Useful english dictionary

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