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snick·er

 (snĭk′ər)
intr.v. snick·ered, snick·er·ing, snick·ers
To utter a partly stifled laugh: "I have seen the eternal Footman hold my coat, and snicker" (T.S. Eliot).
n.
A partly stifled laugh.

[Perhaps imitative.]

snick′er·ing·ly adv.

snicker

(ˈsnɪkə)
n
chiefly US and Canadian a sly or disrespectful laugh, esp one partly stifled
vb
1. to utter such a laugh. Equivalent term (in Britain and certain other countries): snigger
2. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) (of a horse) to whinny
[C17: probably of imitative origin]

snick•er

(ˈsnɪk ər)

v.i.
1. to laugh in a half-suppressed, indecorous or disrespectful manner.
v.t.
2. to utter with a snicker.
n.
3. a snickering laugh.
[1685–95; of expressive orig.]
snick′er•ing•ly, adv.

snicker


Past participle: snickered
Gerund: snickering

Imperative
snicker
snicker
Present
I snicker
you snicker
he/she/it snickers
we snicker
you snicker
they snicker
Preterite
I snickered
you snickered
he/she/it snickered
we snickered
you snickered
they snickered
Present Continuous
I am snickering
you are snickering
he/she/it is snickering
we are snickering
you are snickering
they are snickering
Present Perfect
I have snickered
you have snickered
he/she/it has snickered
we have snickered
you have snickered
they have snickered
Past Continuous
I was snickering
you were snickering
he/she/it was snickering
we were snickering
you were snickering
they were snickering
Past Perfect
I had snickered
you had snickered
he/she/it had snickered
we had snickered
you had snickered
they had snickered
Future
I will snicker
you will snicker
he/she/it will snicker
we will snicker
you will snicker
they will snicker
Future Perfect
I will have snickered
you will have snickered
he/she/it will have snickered
we will have snickered
you will have snickered
they will have snickered
Future Continuous
I will be snickering
you will be snickering
he/she/it will be snickering
we will be snickering
you will be snickering
they will be snickering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been snickering
you have been snickering
he/she/it has been snickering
we have been snickering
you have been snickering
they have been snickering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been snickering
you will have been snickering
he/she/it will have been snickering
we will have been snickering
you will have been snickering
they will have been snickering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been snickering
you had been snickering
he/she/it had been snickering
we had been snickering
you had been snickering
they had been snickering
Conditional
I would snicker
you would snicker
he/she/it would snicker
we would snicker
you would snicker
they would snicker
Past Conditional
I would have snickered
you would have snickered
he/she/it would have snickered
we would have snickered
you would have snickered
they would have snickered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snicker - a disrespectful laughsnicker - a disrespectful laugh    
laugh, laughter - the sound of laughing
Verb1.snicker - laugh quietly
express joy, express mirth, laugh - produce laughter

snicker

verb
1. snigger, laugh, giggle, smirk, titter We all snickered at her.
noun
1. snigger, laugh, giggle, titter a chorus of jeers and snickers

snicker

verb
1. To laugh in a stifled way:
2. To smile or laugh scornfully or derisively:
Idiom: curl one's lip.
noun
1. A stifled laugh:
2. A facial expression or laugh conveying scorn or derision:
Translations

snicker

[ˈsnɪkəʳ] (Am)
1. viridacchiare
2. nrisatina
References in classic literature ?
The hunters were snickering, but she looked at me with a sympathy in her eyes which more than compensated for Wolf Larsen's nastiness.
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): Actress Jennifer Aniston, who was very much in the spotlight during the Academy Awards, was caught snickering after her ex-husband Brad Pitt did not win the Best Actor award.
He pointed and a brief wave of snickering drifted through the class.