sneer

noun

  • 1

    An ugly, twisted expression on a person's face, typically expressing disgust, pain, or wry amusement.

verb

Dialects

Emoji One Apple Twemoji Facebook Messenger Google
Emoji One's rolling on the floor laughing emoji Apple's rolling on the floor laughing emoji Twemoji's rolling on the floor laughing emoji Facebook's rolling on the floor laughing emoji Messenger does not support rolling on the floor laughing emoji Google's rolling on the floor laughing emoji
Emoji One's grinning squinting face emoji Apple's grinning squinting face emoji Twemoji's grinning squinting face emoji Facebook's grinning squinting face emoji Messenger's grinning squinting face emoji Google's grinning squinting face emoji
Emoji One's grimacing face emoji Apple's grimacing face emoji Twemoji's grimacing face emoji Facebook's grimacing face emoji Messenger's grimacing face emoji Google's grimacing face emoji

Origin

Late Middle English: probably of imitative origin.

Pronunciation

  • sneer /snɪə/