AskDefine | Define snigger

Dictionary Definition

snigger n : a disrespectful laugh [syn: snicker, snort] v : laugh quietly [syn: snicker]

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Alternative spellings


This is the British pronunciation and spelling of snicker.



  1. A partly suppressed or broken laugh
  2. A sly or snide laugh


  1. To emit a snigger

Extensive Definition

Snigger is the proccess of taking an S of the word's prefix. For example , singer would make "inger" when you snigger it. Another example of the proccess of sniggering in the English language is "snigger" which would make "n**er".

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Homeric laughter, be in stitches, belly laugh, boff, boffola, break up, burst into laughter, burst of laughter, burst out, burst out laughing, burst with laughter, bust a gut, cachinnate, cachinnation, cackle, chortle, chuckle, convulsion, crow, fit of laughter, fleer, gales of laughter, giggle, go into convulsions, guffaw, ha-ha, hearty laugh, hee-haw, hee-hee, hilarity, ho-ho, horselaugh, laugh, laugh it up, laugh outright, laughing, laughter, leer, nearly die laughing, outburst of laughter, peal of laughter, risibility, roar, roar of laughter, roar with laughter, sardonic grin, scornful laugh, shake like jelly, shake with laughter, shout, shout of laughter, shriek, smirk, sneer, snicker, snort, split, split with laughter, tee-hee, titter, yuck, yuk-yuk
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