Sneering



verb (used without object)
1.
to smile, laugh, or contort the face in a manner that shows scorn or contempt:
They sneered at his pretensions.
2.
to speak or write in a manner expressive of derision or scorn.
verb (used with object)
3.
to utter or say in a sneering manner.
noun
4.
a look or expression of derision, scorn, or contempt.
5.
a derisive or scornful utterance, especially one more or less covert or insinuative.
6.
an act of sneering.
noun
1.
a facial expression of scorn or contempt, typically with the upper lip curled
2.
a scornful or contemptuous remark or utterance
verb
3.
(intransitive) to assume a facial expression of scorn or contempt
4.
to say or utter (something) in a scornful or contemptuous manner

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