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snicker

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsnickersnick‧er /ˈsnɪkə $ -ər/ verb [intransitive]  American EnglishLAUGH to laugh quietly and in a way that is not nice at something which is not supposed to be funny syn snigger British Englishsnicker at The other students snickered at Steve.snicker noun [countable] a barely hidden snicker→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
snickerOne of the other caddies snickered.Over the shouts of the soldiers, we filed out, snickering.Everyone around Tony snickered, and Miss McFawn looked at him.Then he snickered and walked away.Most of the boys and girls snicker at the topic.Lufkin looked pleased at the snickering audience.He knew they snickered behind his back, but he believed that they would eventually accept him as one of their own.snicker atSome listeners might be tempted to snicker at the childishly simple song titles.
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Verb table
snicker
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysnicker
he, she, itsnickers
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysnickered
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave snickered
he, she, ithas snickered
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad snickered
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill snicker
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have snickered
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam snickering
he, she, itis snickering
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you, we, theyare snickering
Past
I, he, she, itwas snickering
you, we, theywere snickering
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been snickering
he, she, ithas been snickering
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been snickering
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be snickering
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been snickering
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