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Definition 1: a facial expression of contempt or scorn; the upper lip curls - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for sneer in the sense of this definition

(sneer is a kind of ...) open disrespect for a person or thing

Definition 2: a contemptuous or scornful remark - [noun denoting communication]

(sneer is a kind of ...) open disrespect for a person or thing

Definition 3: smile contemptuously - [verb of body]

Samples where sneer or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she sneered at her little sister's efforts to play the song on the piano

(sneer is a kind of ...) change one's facial expression by spreading the lips, often to signal pleasure

(sneer has a similar meaning as ...) express through a scornful smile

"she sneered her contempt"

Definition 4: express through a scornful smile - [verb of body]

Samples where sneer or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she sneered her contempt

(sneer is a kind of ...) give expression to

"She showed her disappointment"

(sneer has a similar meaning as ...) smile contemptuously

"she sneered at her little sister's efforts to play the song on the piano"

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