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s ni ring

  • v  express through a scornful smile
  • v  smile contemptuously
  • s  expressive of contempt
    spoke in a sneering jeering manner

  • And a pack of sneering jackals.
  • True to format, it has a crusading hero, a sneering villain in Heath Ledger's Joker, spectacular chases including one with Batman on a stripped-down Batmobile that becomes a .
  • Shooting in Italy, Spain and, for one spectacular moment, Monument Valley, Leone turned Charles Bronson into a leading man, and Henry Fonda into a sneering villain.
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  • Rand Paul’s ‘defense’
    When it comes to rebuilding the Republican brand, we’ve resisted the sneering at Rand Paul. Foreign policy excluded, we’ve admired his willingness to take the free-market argument where other Republicans fear to tread, e.g., the historically black Howard University. And we’re with him when he says...
    June 13, 2013 - New York Post

  • Greg Baum in AFP
    It stands in stark contrast to the generally noble spirit of the 2005 series,Baum wrote in The Age. "It was evident before the series began, in the widespread sneering towards the unorthodoxy of rookie opener Phillip Hughes. It showed in...
  • Edward Leigh in
    Instead of being startled into bringing their behaviour into check, too often offenders respond to an ASBO by sneering at the authorities and continue to make life miserable for the rest of their community,said Edward Leigh, chairman of the...
  • Margaret Curran in The Herald
    Candidate Margaret Curran said: "I will never, ever talk the east end down. The people in this community are sick and tired of being talked down - from the Nationalists comparing the area to the Gaza Strip to sneering Tory commentators deliberately...

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