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sneer

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When I hear somebody sigh that "Life is hard," I am always tempted to ask, "Compared to what?"
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English

A sneer (on the face of the person at the right).

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to sneer

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to sneer (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To raise a corner of the upper lip slightly, especially in scorn

Translations

Noun

Singular
sneer

Plural
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  1. A facial expression where one slightly raises one corner of the upper lip, generally indicating scorn.
  2. To show contempt; scorn

Translations

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Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

sneer m. (plural ren or sneers, no diminutive)

  1. A snide remark.

Verb

sneer

  1. First-person singular indicative simple present form of sneren.
  2. Imperative form of sneren.

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