Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: sneering
IPA transcription: [sn'ɪɹɪŋ]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: supercilious, sneering, snide
    Meaning: expressive of contempt; "curled his lip in a supercilious smile"; "spoke in a sneering jeering manner"; "makes many a sharp comparison but never a mean or snide one"
Usage examples
  • His mood was taciturn; his face grim and sneering.
  • And I heard his story and his tears with sneering disdain.
  • But with his jeering words, and sneering face, he was as hard to her as a rock.
  • She would know him at once; he would have the dark beetling brows, the quick, furtive glance, the sneering, unsavoury smile that always characterised the Sir Jaspers of this world.