snig·ger

snig·ger

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  • snig´ger|er — snig|ger «SNIHG uhr», noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb. = snicker. (Cf. ↑snicker) –snig´ger|er, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • snig|ger — «SNIHG uhr», noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb. = snicker. (Cf. ↑snicker) –snig´ger|er, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • snig|ger|y — «SNIHG uhr ee», adjective. that sniggers; snickering: »Teachers everywhere seem to have kids as sniggery as those of Miss Barrett s (Time) …   Useful english dictionary

  • snigger — snig•ger [[t]ˈsnɪg ər[/t]] v. i. v. t. n. snicker • Etymology: 1700–10; appar. by alter. snig′ger•er, n. snig′ger•ing•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • snigger — snig|ger [ snıgər ] verb intransitive BRITISH to SNICKER ╾ snig|ger noun count …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • snigger — snig|ger [ˈsnıgə US ər] v [Date: 1700 1800; Origin: snicker] [i]BrE to laugh quietly in a way that is not nice at something which is not supposed to be funny American Equivalent: snickersnigger at ▪ What are you sniggering at? This is a serious… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Snigger — Snig ger, v. i. See {Snicker}. Thackeray. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Snigger — Snig ger, n. See {Snicker}. Dickens. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sniggle — [snig′əl] vi. sniggled, sniggling [< dial. snig, eel < ME snygge, young eel, prob. akin to snegge, snail, akin to Ger schnecke: for IE base see SNAIL] to fish for eels by putting a baited hook into their hiding holes vt. to catch (eels) by… …   English World dictionary

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