verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of sneer
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Example sentences from the Web for sneering
Their shocked glee was cacophonous: for many conservatives, the glitterati of Hollywood are a bunch of sneering atheists.
The far more disturbing aspect is the sneering tone of accusation that can creep into the latest revelation.
Second: even if the idea were a good idea, the NRA's sneering references to the president's family are beyond the pale.
Three months ago, what was on display was the well-developed British talent for carping, sneering, and nitpicking.
Then came the pivot to taking on the opposition, which Biden did with his customary relish: smiling rather than sneering.
Alten silently watched me from the conning tower, with a sneering expression on his face.Diary of a U-Boat Commander |Anonymous
It was an awful look; one of dark triumph, of sneering, cunning exultation.The Doctor's Dilemma |Hesba Stretton
Slyme laughed in a sneering, incredulous way, but Sawkins was inclined to be abusive.The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists |Robert Tressell
"Oh, I should think Miss Hester could manage 'most anything," was the sneering rejoinder.The Uncalled |Paul Laurence Dunbar
His eye rested on Waldrons stolid, sneering face in the gallery.The Fall of a Nation |Thomas Dixon