verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- snellen test,
- snellen's test types,
Origin of snicker
Examples from the Web for snickered
I know that some of you are appalled, and that some of you snickered.
Mr. Appel snickered: "They'll help fertilize the soil, which I'm told needs it."The Dude Wrangler|Caroline Lockhart
Ned, in spite of his down-heartedness, snickered at the picture evolved, and Kewpie grinned.The Turner Twins|Ralph Henry Barbour
The clerk laughed, and the bell-boys standing about snickered.Sunny Boy in the Big City|Ramy Allison White
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.).