What does snicker mean?

Definitions for snickerˈsnɪk ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. snicker, snort, snigger(verb)

    a disrespectful laugh

  2. snicker, snigger(verb)

    laugh quietly


  1. snicker(Noun)

    A stifled or broken laugh

  2. snicker(Verb)

    To emit a snicker: a stifled or broken laugh.

  3. snicker(Verb)

    To whinny.

  4. Origin: US variant of the British snigger, possibly of imitative origin, similar to Du. snikken "to gasp, sob." The noun is first recorded 1836, from the verb.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Snicker(verb)

    to laugh slyly; to laugh in one's sleeve

  2. Snicker(verb)

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

  3. Snicker(noun)

    a half suppressed, broken laugh

  4. Origin: [Cf. D. snikken to sob, to sigh.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Snicker

    snik′ėr, v.i. to laugh, to giggle in a half-suppressed way.—v.t. to say gigglingly.—n. a giggle, a half-smothered laugh. [Low Ger. snukken, to sob, Dut. snikken, to gasp; cf. Neigh and Scot. nicker; all imit.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of snicker in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of snicker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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