Snickered
Snicker 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. [1913 Webster]

2. To laugh with audible catches of voice, as when persons attempt to suppress loud laughter. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • snickered — snick·er || snɪkÉ™(r) n. sly laugh; stifled laughter, suppressed chuckle; neigh, whinny (made by a horse) v. laugh quietly, laugh in a stifled manner; laugh slyly; neigh, whinny (of a horse) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • snicker — [[t]snɪ̱kə(r)[/t]] snickers, snickering, snickered VERB If you snicker, you laugh quietly in a disrespectful way, for example at something rude or embarrassing. [V at n] We all snickered at Mrs. Swenson. [Also V] Syn: snigger N COUNT Snicker is… …   English dictionary

  • snicker — UK [ˈsnɪkə(r)] / US [ˈsnɪkər] verb [intransitive] Word forms snicker : present tense I/you/we/they snicker he/she/it snickers present participle snickering past tense snickered past participle snickered 1) if a horse snickers, it makes a low… …   English dictionary

  • Snicker — 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. [1913 Webster] 2. To laugh with audible catches of voice, as when… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Snickering — Snicker 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. [1913 Webster] 2. To laugh with audible catches of voice,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • snigger — Snicker 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. [1913 Webster] 2. To laugh with audible catches of voice,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • snicker — I. intransitive verb (snickered; snickering) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1694 to laugh in a covert or partly suppressed manner ; titter • snickerer noun • snickery adjective II. noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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