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  • n. A gibe; scoffing.

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek μυκτηρισμός, from μυκτηρίζω ("I sneer"), from μυκτήρ ("nostril"). (Wiktionary)

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  • Derision or sarcasm that is somewhat veiled; subtleor partly concealed gibe. (Luciferous Logolepsy)

    May 16, 2008