from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A snicker.
- intransitive v. To snicker.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A partly suppressed or broken laugh.
- n. A sly or snide laugh.
- v. To emit a snigger.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. See snicker.
- n. See snicker.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A variant of snicker.
- See the quotation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a disrespectful laugh
- v. laugh quietly
So, eight beautiful girls on a hen night, two men with funny hats, a uni-cyclist (???) and three lads dressed as penguins all walk past without even a comment or a snigger from the F Division Public Order team.
The Bloomsbury highbrow, with his mechanical snigger, is as out-of-date as the cavalry colonel.
And for the record, Mickey Kaus didn't "snigger" - for being unaware of the situation, he registered his surprise in a very calm fashion, especially in light of how Bob Wright was hamming it up.
If you ask for miel, you’ll certainly be understood, but you might get a snigger from the shopkeeper.
Christine made a sound that I would have called snigger if it had issued from someone less patrician.
When he tells people what he does for a living, they snigger, which is perhaps preferable to the scowl he got in the last years of working at Goldman: Banking used to be sexy.
Sources close to the DUP ministerial team 'snigger' at the cross-border bodies.
According to the Online Etymology Dictionary, "snigger" (1706) is a variant of "snicker," (1694), "possibly of imitative origin, similar to Du. snikken 'to gasp, sob.'
A little snigger and a shot across the bows at Labour.
Ali Dizaei goes to the Pokey … …. .snigger snigger giggle giggle on February 8, 2010 at 5: 12 pm Agent Zig Zag