Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who sneers.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who sneers.

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  • noun One who sneers.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a person who expresses contempt by remarks or facial expression

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Examples

  • So, imagine our delight on receiving a call from old friend Will Buckley, former fellow sneerer of this parish, now just doing a spot of sneering in his spare time, with the information that John Fashanu is hosting Deal Or No Deal Nigeria, available here on The Africa Channel on Sky.

    André Villas-Boas masters art of post-match put down

  • Paxman may sneerer at politicians but its only because he knows they are lying to him.

    My hero: the BBC World Service by Jeremy Paxman

  • The sneer is purely at the expense of customers at the bookshop where the sneerer worked asking when the next Harry Potter book would be out.

    Stop being snobby about reading

  • The sneer is purely at the expense of customers at the bookshop where the sneerer worked asking when the next Harry Potter book would be out.

    Stop being snobby about reading

  • The sneer is purely at the expense of customers at the bookshop where the sneerer worked asking when the next Harry Potter book would be out.

    December 2008

  • He minds neither wind nor weather, nor fleerer nor sneerer: but this firmness, look ye, he has kept all to himself; not a whit of it do I inherit –, every wind that blows veers me about, and makes me look some new way. '

    Camilla

  • But watching last night Mr Duncan made himself look like a superior sort of half pissed sneerer.

    Alan Duncan Wins the Newsnight Battle with Quentin Davies

  • “A pretty sacrifice I made to get it for you!” said the sneerer.

    The History of Pendennis

  • Those who had looked upon him as a man given up to graver and more ambitious pursuits, a bitter sneerer and passer of sarcasms at the expense of those who, taking life as they find it, were disposed to snatch at each pastime it presents, now perceived with astonishment that his wit could carry as smooth an edge as their own, his laugh be as lively, and his brow as unclouded.

    Kenilworth

  • Stung to the quick, the high-spirited youth instantly flung the dish and its contents at the head of the sneerer.

    The Life of Oliver Goldsmith

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