Synonym of sneering

Alternative for sneering

sneers, sneered, sneering

Synonym: jeer, mock, scoff, taunt,


Showing or feeling strong dislike or disrespect
contemptuous scornful disdainful insulting arrogant derisive derisory insolent withering cavalier condescending disrespectful supercilious contumelious jeering mocking scoffing taunting abhorrent belittling decrying degrading demeaning denigrative denigratory deprecatory depreciative depreciatory derogative derogatory detractive disparaging haughty imperious pejorative proud scathing slighting snide snotty uncomplimentary vain sniffy audacious bold cheeky cold-shoulder cool disapproving full of contempt hard hard-nosed opprobrious sardonic snippy snobbish snooty temperamental uppity upstage dog it high and mighty high hat on high horse on your high horse dismissive sarcastic superior patronizing patronising overbearing egotistic negative abusive lordly detracting lofty rude hoity-toity uppish ridiculing hifalutin highfalutin satirical cocky high-and-mighty toplofty teasing jibing caustic prideful cynical deprecating malicious pretentious pompous overweening sarky irreverent high-handed vainglorious conceited presumptuous affected toffee-nosed snobby bumptious stuck-up smug huffish self-asserting huffy high-hat stiff-necked toploftical self-assertive chesty assumptive fancy-pants bossy pillorying offensive critical humiliating jumped up lampooning unflattering hubristic ironical defamatory unsympathetic hurtful narcissistic pontifical immodest egoistic egocentric egoistical slanderous libelous libellous detractory snidey boastful blustering opinionated biting mortifying self-important egotistical swaggering brash debasing unkind judgmental depreciating vituperative elitist self-affected bloated selfish self-righteous self-promoting self-contented self-adulatory self-serving swellheaded biggity self-glorifying self-conceited swollen-headed self-engrossed brazen self-congratulatory self-opinionated self-centred self-centered unpleasant discrediting bigheaded impudent full of oneself orgulous brassy nervy big-headed know-it-all overconfident bragging autocratic smarty biggety puffed up stuck up wise guy on an ego trip too big for your boots defiant yelling hypercritical scurrilous despicable raucous perfunctory diminishing deflating uncharitable unenthusiastic dimissory masterful peremptory important presuming fault-finding unfavorable unfavourable invective devastating epithetical censorious ironic quizzical denigrating deprecative disadvantageous sniping harsh dyslogistic downgrading damaging minimizing catty satiric minimising blistering stinging blasting searing putting on airs shameful undignified uncivil aloof snubbing blighting pathetic silly ridiculous cockamamy absurd ludicrous laughable risible cockamamie comical farcical preposterous disgraceful lowering shaming ignominious abject unworthy crushing indifferent gally out-of-line flip fresh smart-alecky smart sassy crusty infra dig dishonourable contemptible cheapening menial inglorious rejecting antipathetic contemning averse scouting despising repudiating nasty dishonorable bringing shame for the birds spiteful mean turning up your nose at looking down your nose at shrewish insinuating snarky ill-natured mordacious cutting hateful domineering self-satisfied cocksure dictatorial pushy magisterial forward authoritarian tyrannical impertinent assured self-confident despotic confident complacent assertive ostentatious authoritative saucy officious full of yourself self-assured commanding dogmatic grandiose strutting tyrannous autocratical tyrannic consequential arbitrary la-di-da forceful wise oppressive persnickety assuming above oneself inconsiderate brazen-faced bold-faced imperative aristocratic inflated swanky doctrinaire inflexible dominating pushful brassbound arch portentous puffed-up rigid imperial loud showy wilful pert sententious aggressive self-loving uncompromising posh potty rash bullish stuffy ritzy holier-than-thou pleased with oneself pontificating obstinate unyielding puffy repressive draconian willful flaunting insistent severe stiff unabashed shameless adamant bombastic imposing barefaced blusterous prejudiced opinionative opinioned ambitious vaunting impetuous bigoted thrusting iron-handed exclusive obdurate heavy-handed intolerant dogmatical obnoxious self-aggrandizing undemocratic autarchic pigheaded boasting familiar loudmouth overfamiliar anti-democratic obtrusive pushing peacockish strict stubborn overbold impolite malapert free sure strident self-regarding self-absorbed braggart self-admiring self-applauding pleased with yourself unreserved unblushing firm loudmouthed in love with oneself too big for one's boots coercive biased absolute full of hot air high foolhardy controlling brusque abrupt discourteous hotheaded impulsive impolitic precipitate hasty highhanded emphatic thoughtless dominant ungracious regnant crowing improper inappropriate totalitarian egomaniac careless positive remote tony hotshot iron-fisted summary gracious flatulent heedless windbag certain illiberal high-flown high-minded la-de-da untactful vivacious wisenheimer single-minded definite in-your-face procacious bull-headed demanding highfaluting dictative loud-mouthed throwing one's weight around of fixed views blatant too big for one's breeches think too highly of oneself think a lot of oneself self-approving goody-goody have an excessively high opinion of oneself well pleased self-complacent self-flattering extraverted braggy self-pleased self-gratulatory self-dramatizing blustery extroverted uninhibited proud of oneself too big for one's britches offhand puffed standoffish elitist refined airy powerful casual curt cliquish masterly bullying poncey windy disciplinarian honourable honorable silliness giddy dizzy flighty unconcerned insouciant uninterested offensively self-assertive ironhanded overproud high falutin reserved distant detached selective self-obsessed decisive wiseguy self-willed unceremonious lording it stooping insufferable ranting glib terse cursory off preponderant ascendant prevalent majestic regal august judicial stately dignified blowing one's own horn partisan self-opinioned driven grand spectacular magnificent splendid exaggerated flowery overstated priggish wrapped up in oneself take-it-or-leave-it pococurante offish la-dee-da complaisant boldfaced blowhard overhasty previous premature sure of oneself insubordinate compulsatory obligatory mandatory exacting required compulsory indulgent overindulgent over-free relaxed highbrow discriminatory temerarious daredevil reckless madcap effervescent trashy headlong brazenfaced incautious bright maladroit brisk fustian presumptive ill-mannered unmannerly swanking big-mouthed high-pressure enterprising fierce go-getting militant too big for your breeches swollen with pride on a high horse on one's high horse self-respecting nose in the air riding for a fall overoptimistic Neronian tactless big of preconceived ideas exultant monocratic as bold as brass lacking civility bad mannered lippy sharp-elbowed clamorous crack-the-whip stern throwing weight around tolerant free-and-easy intrusive stuck on oneself compelling undeniable rigorous decided fixed stringent finished feisty think one is the cat's whiskers think one is God's gift think one is the cat's pyjamas downright unchallengeable entrenched narrow-minded unquestionable categorical unbending breezy mannerless off-base pleased crude crass coarse jaunty unshrinking unembarrassed unashamed content throwing one's weight about absolutist small-minded flushed brass-necked spirited brag boast hot stuff conceity ham phony gall noisy blaring phoney fascistic fanatical one-sided unequivocal tenacious determined wrong-headed formal bullheaded prying protrusive nosey interfering busy meddling intruding meddlesome snoopy over-assertive nosy uncontrolled one-party unaccountable unconstitutional single-party gritty sure of yourself heading for a fall put down grating jarring undiplomatic on ego trip ruthless tsarist czarist merciless bold as brass coming on strong not backwards in coming forwards smart aleck smart guy smarty pants piercing go-ahead subjugating cacophonous deafening jangling dissonant thundering booming shrill I'm all right, Jack well-pleased proud of yourself like a cat that has swallowed the canary flushed with success like the cat that's got the cream strong-willed gaudy ear-splitting vulgar flashy discordant snot-nosed big talking jazzy tinny garish blowing one's own trumpet high-pitched metallic flirtatious arrant in driver's seat crack the whip solemn ponderous sonorous grandiloquent declamatory rhetorical overblown oratorical overripe apostolic serious grave headstrong pig-headed


Doubtful as to whether something will happen or whether it is worthwhile


The subjection of someone or something to contemptuous and dismissive language or behavior
derision cynicism irony sarcasm mockery contempt scorn ridicule disparagement scoffing satire mordancy raillery bitterness disdain sharpness acerbity teasing jeering dig causticity trenchancy comeback taunting causticness put down acrimony lampooning burlesque banter corrosiveness jibing rancor ragging superciliousness mordacity rancour acidity acridity chaffing cut contumely criticism wisecrack aspersion invective censure disrespect sport flouting joking kidding joshing sneer laughter jeer ribbing sneers jab slam scornfulness sardonicism taunts kidology chiacking gibe razzing goofing insult parting shot winding up taking the mickey brutality forcefulness outspokenness directness incisiveness gibes contemptuousness despite wit acid acridness tartness wryness backhandedness sarkiness asperity absurdity virulence acidness vitriol cattiness bile despisement misprision despitefulness derisiveness slight virulency despisal disregard bantering jeers denigration vilification obloquy insults crack backhander slap pilgarlic brickbat dump pooh-poohing Bronx cheer backhanded compliment venom facetiousness fooling around skylarking mischief clowning about fun antics clowning around jokes caricature parody badinage travesty taunt chaff lampoon persiflage rib farce razz swipe mimicry roast jibes twitting rally needling foolery buffoonery leer put-on pulling someone's chain pleasantry repartee jesting mocking drollery witticism pasquinade hissing heckling booing barb spoof catcall jibe wordplay affront give-and-take backchat joke scoff josh lampoonery hiss boo skit name-calling hoot raspberry abuse jest disapproval squib bird send-up takeoff snort shout ripostes swordplay sallies crosstalk quips witticisms ridiculing asteism play-on witty conversation play cutting remark witty remarks bons mots verbal dig whistle irreverence frivolity take-off leg-pulling japing pasticcio wittiness provocation slur insinuation sendup verbal jab fool borak roasting good-humoured mockery snigger snidery wolf whistle heckle goading shout of derision sledge cut and thrust snark reproach outrage rag ride twit tease rank-out slap in the face dirty dig verbal abuse snappy comeback frolic merriment mirth escapade jollification horseplay mummery tomfoolery trifling nonsense jollity catcalling hectoring shouting interruption wisecracks quipping barracking knocking jocularity deprecation bants sally gossip exchange chitchat dissing odium loathing disgust hatred opprobrium practical joke detestation abhorrence gag one-liner playful jab small talk funny pun aversion snobbery antipathy dislike defiance stubbornness disesteem recalcitrance audacity repugnance malice condescension indignity distaste waggery boffola laugh yuck yuk retort counterattack jape giggle aphorism epigram boffo boff nifty riposte witty remark quip witty communication clever remark offense offence bon mot


The state or property of being haughty
haughtiness arrogance pomposity disdain loftiness pride superciliousness conceit contempt hauteur boasting egotism high-handedness hubris self-importance snobbishness swagger aloofness bluster bumptiousness condescension immodesty imperiousness lordliness pretension pretentiousness vanity affectation airs assumption consequence contemptuousness huffiness masterfulness mocking peremptoriness pompousness presumptuousness pretence pretense scorn self-consequence smugness snobbery snootiness superiority toploftiness big-headedness disdainfulness insolence overconfidence scoffing sense of superiority superbity uppitiness high horse scornfulness presumption uppishness overweeningness conceitedness ego ostentation audacity braggadocio brass overbearance nerve priggishness cheek gall crust chutzpah sense of entitlement exaggerated self-opinion self-entitlement self-love dislike derision indifference despite disparagement disrespect contumely despisement misprision despitefulness distaste dismissiveness disgust disregard aversion despisal hatred hate ridicule antipathy affectedness overbearingness proudness pridefulness side cockiness grandiosity brashness patronization posing posturing front airs and graces civility deference patronage condescendence toleration show patronizing attitude swank boldness put-on la-di-da inflation ostentatiousness false front vainglory sass showing off inflated ego dignity bossiness superior manner affectations stateliness pushiness assertiveness stiffness sententiousness elitism self-conceit puffiness flaunting hoity-toitiness snottiness portentousness exclusiveness snobbism exaggeration grandioseness display bigheadedness vaingloriousness air pose pretensions mannerism defiance superiority complex feeling of superiority attitude hypocrisy attitudinizing artificiality floweriness grandiloquence flashiness grandness heroics flamboyance magniloquence ornateness elaborateness bombast pedantry extravagance rhetoric turgidity flatulence guyver showiness fustian impudence showboat showoff disguise splash fake charade phoney phony effrontery face brazenness impertinence big talk false claim sauce temerity sauciness cheekiness neck pertness nerviness shamelessness impoliteness sassiness rudeness brassiness chutzpa snash audaciousness malapertness bad manners hide procacity brass neck moxie crust cynicism guts confidence


Present participle for to mock or condemn
scorning mocking ridiculing deriding disdaining insulting jeering laughing taunting affronting scoffing slighting sniggering gibing jiving scoffing at slurring belittling burlesquing caricaturing condemning cracking decrying detracting disparaging dumping fleering flouting gibing at girding grinning jeering at jesting lampooning leering rallying satirising satirizing slamming swiping travestying twitting underrating treating with contempt holding in contempt laughing at putting down quipping at ranking out sneezing at sniffing at giving Bronx cheer making cutting remarks about saying contemptuously turning up your nose curling one's lip at looking down on turning up one's nose turning your nose up at holding up to ridicule scouting teasing poking fun at making fun of sneering at ragging chaffing ribbing jibing kidding taking the piss out of skewering pooh-poohing bantering jibing at needling shooting down making sport of quipping despising joshing contemning razzing riding dissing roasting jollying panning quizzing japing poking mullock at making a fool of taking the mickey out of knocking hooting pillorying spurning dismissing reviling hazing ragging on winding up heaping scorn on flouting at showing contempt for running down making a monkey out of tormenting heckling shunning defying parodying chiacking mimicking treating contemptuously booing louting disrespecting rejecting pouring scorn on outraging abhorring humiliating making jokes about cartooning repudiating deflating unmasking exposing jabbing digging goofing on dumping on sending up looking down upon showing contempt blowing raspberries at slinging off at making a laughing-stock thumbing nose at laughing out of court showing up putting on look down one's nose at pulling one's leg railing at making a game of snickering smiling poking denigrating vilifying buffooning detracting from making a monkey of winding someone up curling one's lip funning at provoking doing a number on slagging off goading hassling fooling joking discounting discrediting disbelieving baiting guying funning fleering at scouting at making light of getting at sledging snubbing digging at criticising slapping upbraiding tantalising offending twittering tantalizing bothering criticizing reproaching yukking gagging yucking hoaxing wisecracking regarding with contempt frowning on holding in disdain hectoring rebuffing shucking swipeing at having on spoofing fooling around fooling about abusing misprizing being above lookng down at playing a prank refusing curling your lip at turning back on pissing over hating confuting turning down spitting in the face of renouncing turning up your nose at pissing on trashing giving the Bronx cheer to avoiding considering beneath one spitting in the eye of spitting on turning nose up at refuting considering beneath you hissing catcalling interrupting playing a practical joke contravening barracking violating turning one's nose up at disobeying disregarding breaking shouting disapproval shouting at shouting down infringing breaching ignoring hooting at blowing raspberries sniping catcalling at booing at hissing at whistling at shouting disapproval at infracting calling names poking fun making a crack giving a hard time going against transgressing against failing to observe failing to comply with setting at naught rebelling against refusing to obey kicking against flying in the face of committing a breach of treating with disdain making someone a laughing stock exposing to ridicule holding up to shame harassing annoying pestering badgering aggravating irritating plaguing harrying hounding vexing irking picking on worrying bedevilling bedeviling nettling angering piquing narking persecuting torturing galling nagging smoking exasperating riling disturbing bugging rotting peeving infuriating hacking off hurting rubbing up the wrong way niggling pulling someone's leg bullying miffing rasping ruffling exacerbating dogging nudging leading on slanging gnawing afflicting getting devilling deviling howling down drowning out getting to upsetting whistling molesting chivying stinging prodding pricking poking borak at messing around pulling somebody's leg putting out hitting where one lives troubling victimizing oppressing humping spiting getting across enraging hacking you off harrowing beleaguering browbeating besetting mistreating antagonizing chivvying chafing displeasing grating victimising shouting getting on your nerves disgusting flirting with antagonising imposing on rankling giving someone grief raspberrying pulling someone's chain driving up the wall hurling insults at trash-talking taking a rise out of putting someone's back up getting a rise out of making fun disrupting frazzling kidding around getting on the nerves of getting in the hair of disconcerting discomfiting embarrassing rattling fazing pranking flipping entertaining diverting tearing to pieces playing a joke on butting in making game of susurrating amusing scolding berating smiling at sniggering at snickering at playing a practical joke on deprecating giving the bird to whispering murmuring seething shouting catcalls at racking excruciating agonizing anguishing besieging cursing domineering shrieking howling hollering joking with depreciating pushing gripping tyrannizing overriding punning sallying manipulating maltreating exploiting trying agonising punishing wringing boning smiting wounding diminishing minimizing enticing titillating derogating uttering catcalls intimidating dominating tyrannising enslaving vilipending ill-treating cowing mortifying bulldozing driving bananas disgruntling distressing scandalizing having a joke with taking the mickey blackjacking misusing wronging abasing putting through wringer putting bogarting maddening incensing exciting intriguing luring tempting beguiling alluring fascinating minimising slandering making someone's hackles rise giving the cold shoulder ruffling someone's feathers scandalising confronting dispraising giving a zinger leading someone a merry dance playing cat and mouse rubbing salt in wound coercing dishonoring talking down bad-mouthing playing down crying down tyrannizing over charming thwarting frustrating baffling terrorizing spurring agitating menacing martyrizing martyring taking advantage of doing an injustice to ill-using dishonouring threatening eating perturbing frosting messing griping paining itching inciting roiling grieving fretting grilling graveling gravelling inconveniencing stepping on the toes of starting abrading perplexing examining tweaking questioning frolicking gamboling gambolling discommoding keeping hanging bullyragging terrorising mithering getting under your skin strong-arming mau-mauing pursuing making blood boil making someone's blood boil getting on someone's nerves rubbing the wrong way sending into a rage giving someone the hump getting in someone's hair stirring up trying one's patience setting on getting under one's skin setting one off getting on one's nerves trying someone's patience getting across someone getting someone's back up working into lather making waves putting someone out making angry scaring getting your back up getting in your hair going for jugular laying a bad trip on giving no quarter keeping someone hanging on making mouth water making someone's mouth water keeping hanging on boring impeding crossing hindering shucking someone playing tricks messing about putting someone on playing the fool playing a trick messing someone around making a monkey out of someone messing someone about having someone on rotting someone playing a joke burning up running up the wrong way grating on intruding upon breathing down someone's neck bending someone's ear getting on your wick carping at importuning snapping sounding leading somebody on


Present participle for to make hurtful and untrue comments about
slandering defaming denigrating maligning vilifying disparaging libelling libeling traducing calumniating smearing slurring aspersing decrying belittling sullying blackening besmirching tainting derogating tarnishing blotting slighting smirching scandalising scandalizing dishonouring dishonoring injuring reviling insulting attacking vilipending defiling damaging slamming panning roasting assailing muckraking detracting misrepresenting depreciating scorching blistering backbiting belying blaspheming hitting plastering strumpeting bad-mouthing running down speaking ill of dragging through the mud dragging through the mire casting aspersions on speaking evil of flinging mud at slinging mud at giving a bad name throwing mud at spreading scandal about doing a hatchet job on tearing down telling lies about casting a slur on slinging mud running a smear campaign against blackening someone's name running smear campaign blackening name dissing dismissing minimizing discrediting undervaluing deriding trivializing deprecating underrating underestimating ridiculing deflating impugning scorning downgrading disdaining diminishing discounting trashing marginalizing blasting rubbishing slating minifying degrading criticizing mocking knocking condemning abusing rapping bashing misprizing lowering vituperating criticising trivialising marginalising flaming minimising putting down pulling to pieces playing down detracting from taking to pieces talking down doing down slagging off crying down sneering at holding cheap picking holes in pouring scorn on dumping on treating lightly speaking badly of tearing into kissing off trash-talking having a go at pooh-poohing laughing off hitting out at scoffing at laughing at putting hooks in making light of pulling apart stigmatizing disgracing stigmatising staining censuring giving a black eye reproaching debasing bringing into disrepute shaming disrespecting besmearing bringing discredit to bringing shame on spotting ripping doing a number on befouling soiling offending spoiling reflecting badly on bringing shame upon blotching reducing breathing on blackening the name of tarring and feathering ripping up and down lambasting spreading lies about berating embarrassing denouncing hurting inveighing against skewering hammering outraging pummelling pummeling sullying the reputation of bagging laying into contemning humiliating railing against badmouthing blemishing jumping on blackening the reputation of wounding conducting a smear campaign against cursing affronting taunting undermining poisoning mortifying throwing brickbats at abasing cheapening fulminating against humbling cutting to the quick pillorying dragging someone's name through the mud taking down a peg branding mistreating lampooning provoking castigating excoriating annoying savaging villainizing blackening the character of snubbing demonizing prejudicing burlesquing caricaturing demonising perverting upsetting scolding zinging oppressing slapping skinning alive reproving ripping up disgusting demeaning sinking fouling chastening miscalling disobliging slanging persecuting blowing off appalling hitting where one lives blackguarding displeasing giving offence to writing false reports about spreading tales about marking wrong calling names vituperating against dragging name through mud attainting taking down calling someone names cutting down to size dispraising accusing slagging gossiping about criticizing unfairly gossipping backstabbing lying spiting gossiping lying about ruining casting slur on putting zingers on downplaying scathing rebuking belaboring potshotting nagging lessening compromising devaluating giving black eye destroying admonishing flaying crucifying chiding upbraiding dragging through mud selling short reprobating lecturing blaming spurning finding fault with clamoring against faulting discountenancing looking down on voodooing jinxing cussing digging shocking belabouring riding hosing reprimanding reaming corrupting making lose face debauching disconsidering horrifying despising cutting down cussing out swearing at shouting at calling down ragging on dressing down harming revolting nauseating repelling sickening disregarding owning disfavouring disfavoring desecrating giving a talking-to raking over the coals putting a whammy on miffing maltreating ill-treating losing face giving a bad name to putting someone in their place putting in a bad light making someone eat crow showing up taking down a peg or two causing to lose face causing a few raised eyebrows amongst causing raised eyebrows raising eyebrows amongst blackballing dismaying spattering taking apart tongue-lashing pushing capping insinuating chopping cheating ill-using laying down the law vexing piquing accusing falsely casting aspersion aggravating irking bothering rankling galling needling angering disgruntling distressing cutting up putting putting out wronging trespassing aggrieving making someone's hackles rise giving the cold shoulder ruffling someone's feathers putting someone's back up confronting giving a zinger teasing offending against doing wrong to doing injury to doing an injustice to doing a disservice to imposing upon sinning against irritating taking advantage of doing the dirty on sledging scoffing girding jeering moaning causing offence to treating disrespectfully cutting dead hurting someone's feelings stepping on one's toes finding fault taking a dig at tearing to pieces throwing shade

Antonym of sneering

sneering Idiom, Proverb

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