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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 ?
At seven in the morning, when Skipper rolled him out of the blanket and got up, Jerry celebrated the new day by chasing the wild-dog back into his hole and by drawing a snicker from the blacks on deck, when, with a growl and a flash of teeth, he made Lerumie side-step half a dozen feet and yield the deck to him.
The minister was preaching and everything was quiet and solemn when he heard a snicker behind him.
If anyone tells you that a friendship can be deeper and bigger and more worth while than dollars and cents, or even more worth while than state politics, you snicker and laugh.
The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has clarified that a video about Snickers chocolates, which is circulating on social media, should be considered a rumour as it is an old video whose contents are not relevant now.
s Snickers brand announced it will debut three limited-edition flavors--Espresso, Fiery and Salty & Sweet--in June 2018.
Many retailers are executing cohesive campaigns across all channels; however, this Snickers campaign is certainly unique and will break through the clutter of traditional advertising.
Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority has said that Snickers, Mars, Milky Way, Celebrations chocolate bars in the emirate of Abu Dhabi are safe and meet the required UAE standards.
LIDL scrapped thousands of Mars and Snickers bars yesterday amid fears they could contain plastic.
LIDL has scrapped thousands of full size Mars and Snickers bars amid fears they contain plastic that could pose a choking risk.
to recall Mars chocolate bars and other products in 55 countries, mainly in Europe, due to choking risk after a piece of plastic was found in a Snickers bar in Germany.
Mars Gulf said in a statement that it is recalling a selection of Snickers (Miniatures), Mars (Minis and Miniatures) and Best of Our Minis products produced in The Netherlands after finding a piece of red plastic in one Snickers bar purchased in Germany.
Turkey has decided to recall a selected group of chocolate bars sold in the country following news reports that the products posed a choking risk after a piece of plastic was found in a Snickers bar in Germany, the office said on Thursday.