Synonyms for sneeringly

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Some one remarked it, and observed, sneeringly, that "he was meditating."

"Yes, go and try it on with my sister," resumed Virginie sneeringly.

“Because I was lucky like you say, I suppose,” sneeringly answered Percy.

“I thought you were going to return the money,” Sautee said sneeringly.

"You fancy that the whole world is like the ring at Ascot," said Beecher, sneeringly.

"It may be the only one you will be disposed to ask for," said Linton, sneeringly.

"And see if the river was where it was yesterday," broke she in, sneeringly.

"A pity you cannot recollect your Christianity on other occasions," says he, sneeringly.

The English sneeringly called Washington's army the "Homespuns."

“I hope he has had a new vision, however,” said Francesco Cei, sneeringly.

WORD ORIGIN

1550s, "to snort" (of horses), perhaps from North Frisian sneere "to scorn," related to Old English fnæran "to snort, gnash one's teeth," of imitative origin (cf. Danish snærre "to grin like a dog," Middle Dutch, Middle High German snarren "to rattle"). Meaning "to smile contemptuously" is from 1670s; sense of "to curl the upper lip in scorn" is attested from 1775. Related: Sneered; sneering. Sneer word is in E. Digby Baltzell (1987).

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adverbscornfully
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