verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- snellen test,
- snellen's test types,
Origin of snicker
Examples from the Web for snicker
The attitude of the local colleagues at first puzzled us, and then made us snicker in a superior way.The Stacks: H.L. Mencken on the 1904 Baltimore Fire|H.L. Mencken|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“It sounds horrible,” Hef says on the phone from the Mansion in Los Angeles, punctuating his sarcasm with a snicker.
My watching class mates burst into a snicker, and I into real tears of anger, not of pain.Confessions of an Opera Singer|Kathleen Howard
At this retort a snicker went up in the crowd, and Shan turned upon his followers with a brow like a thundercloud.Ted Strong's Motor Car|Edward C. Taylor
Hawaiians believe in “little people” that live in deep woods and peep and snicker at travellers who pass.Myths & Legends of our New Possessions & Protectorate|Charles M. Skinner
A snicker followed Mr. Hepplewhite as he dragged himself back to his seat among the spectators.Tutt and Mr. Tutt|Arthur Train
The snicker that came from the crowd at this remark maddened Andy.The Rushton Boys at Rally Hall|Spencer Davenport
Word Origin for snicker
1690s, possibly of imitative origin, similar to Dutch snikken "to gasp, sob." Related: Snickered; snickering.
"a smothered laugh," 1835, from snicker (v.).