“Mr. Weiner is not a normal human being,” sneered the Journal in its editorial demanding he drop out.
Having attended the same session four years ago, where we were sneered and snapped at by Bob Shrum, I was prepared for the worst.
British politicians have sneered at the idea of a televised debate for generations.
Onscreen, he shoved his jaw out, jutted his hips, and sneered at the camera.
The two men have sneered at Hirsi Ali in print, dismissing her as an “Enlightenment fundamentalist.”
Mark started back instinctively; and Bull sneered as he saw it.
Of course he did,” sneered Braddy; “he knew jolly well what he was about.
"As the man's horse did when he fed him on shavings," sneered Scott.
Nevers sneered at this remark of his antagonist, and Richard saw and felt that sneer.
"A sudden development of scruples, under the circumstances," he sneered.
1550s, "to snort" (of horses), perhaps from North Frisian sneere "to scorn," related to Old English fnæran "to snort, gnash one's teeth," of imitative origin (cf. Danish snærre "to grin like a dog," Middle Dutch, Middle High German snarren "to rattle"). Meaning "to smile contemptuously" is from 1670s; sense of "to curl the upper lip in scorn" is attested from 1775. Related: Sneered; sneering. Sneer word is in E. Digby Baltzell (1987).
1707, from sneer (v.).