Associations to the word «Sneer»
SNEER, verb. (intransitive) To raise a corner of the upper lip slightly, especially in scorn
SNEER, verb. (transitive) To utter with a grimace or contemptuous expression; to say sneeringly.
SNEER, noun. A facial expression where one slightly raises one corner of the upper lip, generally indicating scorn.
SNEER, noun. A display of contempt; scorn.
SNEER, noun. A facial expression of contempt or scorn; the upper lip curls.
SNEER, noun. A contemptuous or scornful remark.
SNEER, verb. Express through a scornful smile; "she sneered her contempt".
SNEER, verb. Smile contemptuously; "she sneered at her little sister's efforts to play the song on the piano".
To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.