/ (ˈsnɪərɪ) /
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adjective sneerier or sneeriest
contemptuous or scornful; inclined to be dismissive
THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
Do you know the difference between everyday US and UK terminology? Test yourself with this quiz on words that differ across the Atlantic.
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Words nearby sneery
sneak thief, sneaky, sneaky pete, sneck, sneer, sneery, sneesh, sneeze, sneeze at, sneezeguard, sneezeweed
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How to use sneery in a sentence
He had a mean-looking face, sort of foxy and sort of sneery, and now it had a sort of grin on it, and it was ugly.Swatty|Ellis Parker Butler