verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- snellen test,
- snellen's test types,
Origin of snicker
Examples from the Web for snickering
Because they knew even as they succeeded in hogging the spotlight people were snickering at them.Of Gamers, Gates, and Disco Demolition: The Roots of Reactionary Rage|Arthur Chu|October 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Snickering in a tiny pink t-shirt, Sky pipes in: “You forgot something.”Meet the Pint-Sized Pro Golfers of Netflix’s ‘The Short Game’|Abby Haglage|December 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The only malevolent presence in the house that night was a gang of snickering boys and one put-upon girlfriend.
Rather, breaths all around me were wasted on rounds of hushed laughs and snickering.My Strange Passage From Suspected School Shooter to Prom Queen|Gina Tron|January 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The friendship had evidently been the subject of some skepticism, and snickering, backstage.
That loss was to Ruth like a snickering hobgoblin attending the specter of death.The Trail of the Hawk|Sinclair Lewis
They also were laughing and snickering, as they sauntered toward the clump of trees and shrubs which masked their dressing-tent.We Can't Have Everything|Rupert Hughes
"Been plugged and filed," says Bill, looking cross as a meat-axe at his snickering Orthodox boss.The Humors of Falconbridge|Jonathan F. Kelley
However, the few Quakers in the throng took no offence, and I presently nudged my mannerless comrades into a snickering silence.Cardigan|Robert W. Chambers
He still heard giggling and snickering, and saw the little hands go away—downstairs, through the hall, outside.The Quest|Frederik van Eeden
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.).