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snigger

snig·ger

snigger

 
 
pronunciation:
snI gr
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: variant of snicker; to laugh in a sly, partly suppressed way.
The girl's brother and his friends sniggered as she walked past with her boyfriend.
similar words:
chortle
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to utter with a sly, partly suppressed laugh.
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part of speech: noun
definition: the act or an instance of sniggering.
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