- The definition of a snicker is a laugh that is stifled.
An example of snicker is what you do when you hear something funny at which you don't want to laugh loudly.
- To snicker is defined as to laugh in a stifled way.
An example of snicker is what someone does after a silly joke is told.
- to laugh in a sly or derisive, partly stifled manner
- to neigh; nicker
- snickeringly adverb
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intransitive verb snick·ered, snick·er·ing, snick·ers
Origin: Perhaps imitative.
- snickˈer·ing·ly adverb