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synonyms for sneering

On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sneering, such as: contemptible, derisive, sarcastic, sardonic, cynical, and ironical.

How to use sneering in a sentence

  • Three months ago, what was on display was the well-developed British talent for carping, sneering, and nitpicking.

    Britain Gets Its Groove Back | Peter Popham | September 16, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • Then came the pivot to taking on the opposition, which Biden did with his customary relish: smiling rather than sneering.

    Joe Biden’s Happy Warrior Speech | Michelle Cottle | September 7, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • That cold, sneering voice, with its note of threat, was like a hand of ice upon his overheated brain.

    St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini
  • She repressed her anger at Marius's sneering interference, and made a little gesture of dismay with her eloquent white hands.

    St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini
  • Poynter uttered a sneering laugh, which made Heath wince, and turn upon him wrathfully.

    The Bag of Diamonds | George Manville Fenn
  • The maid had the policy sometimes to submit to the mistress she ruled; with the faintest of sneering smiles she left the room.

    The Rake's Progress | Marjorie Bowen
  • Then she caught the sneering laughter of the man, and strove again in a fury.

    Riders of the Silences | John Frederick

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