Snick"er (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Snickered (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Snickering.] [Cf. D. snikken to sob, to sigh.] [Written also snigger.]

1.

To laugh slyly; to laugh in one's sleeve.

2.

To laugh with audible catches of voice, as when persons attempt to suppress loud laughter.

 

© Webster 1913.


Snick"er, n.

A half suppressed, broken laugh.

[Written also snigger.]

 

© Webster 1913.

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