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- adv. In a sneery way.
His stand-up, though, can be gloriously funny, near-the-knuckle stuff, despite some saying he's over-exposed, too sneerily middle-class and, well, just not that likeable enough.
However, the sparking of a revival began in the 1930s, depending mainly on escapist comedies and lavish musicals - critics sneerily referring to them as 'white telephone' movies after their use of the colourful device favoured by wealthy Italians of the time.
And Orwell does have a point in Coming Up For Air, however sneerily put - there is angst in the suburbs.