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snigger

[ snig-er ]
/ ˈsnɪg ər /
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verb (used with or without object), noun

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OTHER WORDS FROM snigger

snig·ger·er, nounsnig·ger·ing·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for snigger

snigger

US and Canadian snicker (ˈsnɪkə)

/ (ˈsnɪɡə) /

noun

a sly or disrespectful laugh, esp one partly stifled

verb (intr)

to utter such a laugh

Word Origin for snigger

C18: variant of snicker
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