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adj. snid·er, snid·est
1. Mocking or derogatory in a malicious or ironic way: snide comments.
2. Making or given to making snide remarks: a snide roommate.

[Origin unknown.]

snide′ly adv.
snide′ness n.
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Adv.1.snidely - with a sneer; in an uncomplimentary sneering manner; "`I don't believe in these customs,' he said sneeringly"
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I think I've told this story before: Once, I tried to give my mother some advice about what wine to serve with dinner, and I guess she took it the wrong way because she snidely replied: "Gee, Rachel, we can't all be the Jewish Jackie Kennedy?
He might not like quitters the way Donald Trump doesn't like "losers" but that sign inspires me to snicker snidely.
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