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snick·er

snicker

 
 
pronunciation:
snI kr
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: snickers, snickering, snickered
definition: to laugh in a sly and partly restrained way.
They were snickering because he had a sign on his back and didn't know it.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the act or an instance of snickering.
Their snickers disrupted the classroom.
derivation: snickeringly (adv.)
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