verb (used without object)
to smile, laugh, or contort the face in a manner that shows scorn or contempt:
They sneered at his pretensions.
to speak or write in a manner expressive of derision or scorn.
verb (used with object)
to utter or say in a sneering manner.
a look or expression of derision, scorn, or contempt.
a derisive or scornful utterance, especially one more or less covert or insinuative.
an act of sneering.
a facial expression of scorn or contempt, typically with the upper lip curled
a scornful or contemptuous remark or utterance
(intransitive) to assume a facial expression of scorn or contempt
to say or utter (something) in a scornful or contemptuous manner
adjective sneerier, sneeriest 1. contemptuous or scornful; inclined to be dismissive
noun, Scot. and North England. 1. snuff1 (def 9).
verb (used without object), sneezed, sneezing. 1. to emit air or breath suddenly, forcibly, and audibly through the nose and mouth by involuntary, spasmodic action. noun 2. an act or sound of sneezing. Verb phrases 3. sneeze at, Informal. to treat with contempt; scorn: $50,000 is nothing to sneeze at. verb 1. (intransitive) to expel […]
noun 1. a plastic or glass shield overhanging a salad bar, buffet, or the like to protect the food from contamination.