- The definition of a snigger is a contained or half held-in laugh.
An example of a snigger is a quiet laugh behind a person's back.
- Snigger is defined as to snicker or hold back a laugh.
An example of snigger is to secretly laugh at someone behind their back.
Origin of sniggerechoic
intransitive verbsnig·gered, snig·ger·ing, snig·gers
Origin of sniggerPerhaps alteration of snicker.
(third-person singular simple present sniggers, present participle sniggering, simple past and past participle sniggered)
- (intransitive) To emit a snigger.
- gingers, niggers
British variant pronunciation and spelling of snicker.