verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Example sentences from the Web for sneer
Their shocked glee was cacophonous: for many conservatives, the glitterati of Hollywood are a bunch of sneering atheists.
The far more disturbing aspect is the sneering tone of accusation that can creep into the latest revelation.
Second: even if the idea were a good idea, the NRA's sneering references to the president's family are beyond the pale.
Three months ago, what was on display was the well-developed British talent for carping, sneering, and nitpicking.
Then came the pivot to taking on the opposition, which Biden did with his customary relish: smiling rather than sneering.
That cold, sneering voice, with its note of threat, was like a hand of ice upon his overheated brain.
She repressed her anger at Marius's sneering interference, and made a little gesture of dismay with her eloquent white hands.
Poynter uttered a sneering laugh, which made Heath wince, and turn upon him wrathfully.The Bag of Diamonds|George Manville Fenn
The maid had the policy sometimes to submit to the mistress she ruled; with the faintest of sneering smiles she left the room.The Rake's Progress|Marjorie Bowen
Then she caught the sneering laughter of the man, and strove again in a fury.Riders of the Silences|John Frederick